A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a woman in Oldham
A 20-year-old woman was arrested in Oldham earlier today on suspicion of murder. She remains in police custody for questioning.
Neighbours and friends pay tribute to the 30 year old
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The Independent Police Complaints Commission has launched an investigation into the contact Greater Manchester Police had with Farkhanda Younis. She was found dead in Chadderton, last month. A man has been charged with her murder.
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Greater Manchester Police say the Independent Police Complaints Commission are to be informed and updated with any findings in the investigation into the murder of Farhanda Younis in Oldham.
The force say their Professional Standards Branch has been aware of previous police contact with Ms Younis, and an investigation is currently underway to establish if there are any misconduct matters.
A post mortem has found that a mother of two from Oldham woman died from stab wounds.
Shortly after 10am on Friday police were called to reports of a concern for welfare at an address on Bamford Street in Chadderton.
Officers found the body of a 30-year-old woman, who has now been formally identified as Farkhanda Younis, known to her friends and family as Jabeen Younis.
Farkhanda had suffered multiple stab wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.On Saturday 20 a 20-year-old woman was arrested in the Oldham area on suspicion of murder. She has now been bailed pending further enquiries.
A woman who was found dead at a house in Lancashire has been formally identified.
30 year old Jabeen Younis was discovered at her family home in Chadderton on Friday. She was found with multiple stab wounds.
A 20 year old woman arrested on suspicion of murder has been released on bail.