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Man arrested on suspicion of Moston murder

Police are investigating at a house on Carnaby Street Credit: MEN Syndication

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was found dead in north Manchester.

Police have arrested a 48-year-old man on suspicion of murder after an incident at a home on Carnaby Street in Moston, early today.

Officers detained a suspect after being called to reports a 50-year-old man had been found dead at 6am.

The 48-year-old remains in police custody for questioning.

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Man arrested on suspicion of murder

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Police were called to Carnaby Street, Moston at around 6am this morning following reports that a 50-year-old man had been found dead.

A 48-year-old man's been arrested on suspicion of murder.

He remains in police custody for questioning.

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74-year-old stabbed to death in Blackburn

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of an elderly woman in Blackburn.

Marian Smith, 74, was found stabbed to death at an address on Aberdare Close. An 87-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

The investigation is in its early stages but officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with their enquiries.

Court appearance over Heywood death

The family of a 34 year old who has been charged with murdering his father at a house in Heywood say they are devastated.

Graham Clarke was found injured on Claybank Street in on Sunday, he died later in hospital.

A woman was also found with facial injuries. James Clarke has been charged with murder. He's due before magistrates in Rochdale later morning

Liverpool man named in Gibraltar murder-suicide

Police investigate murder-suicide in Gibraltar Credit: ITV

Police in Gibraltar have named a Liverpool man who died in a murder-suicide on the island as 31-year-old John Shannon.

Mr Shannon was discovered alongside the bodies of his partner, Anarda De La Caridad Perez Friman, and two children.

The youngsters have been named as Eve Shannon Perez, aged six weeks, and four-year-old Amanda Kristoffersen Perez.

The four were killed on March 30 in an attack at their flat.

Detectives are still investigating which of the two parents was responsible for the killings.

Man arrested after Heywood murder

Police have arrested a man in connection with a murder on Claybank Street Credit: Granada reports

Police in Greater Manchester have arrested a 34 year old man in connection with a murder at a house in Heywood yesterday.

A 52-year-old man was found stabbed to death at an address on Claybank Street just before six o'clock last night after police investigated reports two people had been attacked.

A 37-year-old woman who was also at the house suffered facial injuries.

While the news that a man has been murdered, coupled with the police presence at the address will most likely cause some concern to residents, I want to reassure them that we believe this to be an isolated incident and there to be no wider threat to the community.

– Detective Chief Inspector John Harris

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Man charged with Kensington murder

A 27-year-old man has been charged with the murder of 47-year-old Roy Heyes.

Martin Daiken, 27, of Boaler Street, Kensington has been charged with murder and has been remanded in custody to appear at Liverpool Magistrates’ Court this afternoon.

Officers are appealing to anyone who may have heard, or seen anything prior to the discovery of Mr Heyes body on the evening of Sunday March 1, to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at St Anne Street police station on 0151 777 4065, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Family pay tribute to murdered Salford mum

Rebecca Ayres

The family of 24 year old Rebecca Ayres has said: "Becks was our hard working, ambitious and fun loving princess who lived life to the full. She had a smile that would light up any room, and the hearts of every one she came into contact with.

"She was a special daughter, granddaughter, sister, cousin, aunty and friend to many. She was a doting mum to her three-year-old son who was her life.

This has had a devastating impact on us all, her community especially 'MONACO' Morris Dancing Troupe of which she was a member from an early age.

"On behalf of her family and friends, we would like to thank you for all the messages of support, tributes and condolences received and take comfort in the amount of support shown."Life will never be the same, and it is unfair that we have to go on without her in our lives."

Murder inquiry launched after body found

Police have launched a murder inquiry after a man's body was found at a house in Farnworth, Bolton.Officers to a house on Kildare Street following a report that a man's body had been found. They discovered the body of a 40-year-old man.

A post mortem examination concluded the victim had been strangled. Detectives have now launched a murder investigation and are appealing for witnesses.

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