The trial of a man accused of murdering his wife in Oldham has begun.
The jury at Manchester Crown Court heard that Jahangar Nazar stabbed Jabeen Younis nineteen times in the neck at her home in Chadderton in April last year.
Her six year old son was asleep in the room next door.
Nazar denies murder but admits manslaughter.
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.
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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.
A twenty year old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a mother of two in Greater Manchester.
The body of the 30-year-old woman was discovered by police at a house in Oldham, on Friday morning. This report from Victoria Grimes:
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