Mother murdered in Oldham

A mother-of-two has been murdered during a savage attack at her home, while her young son was in the house. Jabeen Younis, 30, was discovered by police at her Oldham home with serious neck injuries.

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Murder victim had "previous contact" with police

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.


Oldham mum stabbed to death

Jabeen Younis

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.


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