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Man appears in court charged with Salford mum murder

Linzi Ashton Photo: Greater Manchester Police

A man has appeared at court today charged with the murder of a mother-of-two from Salford.

Linzi Ashton's body was found at her home on Westbourne Road, Winton by relatives a month ago.

A post mortem concluded she died as a result of pressure to the neck and multiple injuries.

Michael Cope appeared at Manchester Magistrates' Court today. He has been remanded in custody and will reappear at Manchester Crown Court tomorrow.