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Blackpool body arrests

Police are investigating after the body of a young woman was found in a Blackpool alleyway last night.

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Two arrested after woman found dead in an alley in Blackpool

The woman's body was found in an alley near Kirby Road Credit: Dave Brown, ITV Granada

Police are investigating after a woman's body was found in an alley.

A statement read:

A murder investigation is underway after the body of a young woman was discovered in the rear alley at Kirby Road, Blackpool shortly after 9 o’clock on the evening of Thursday 31st January 2013.

A short time later, a 22 year old man and a 20 year old woman were arrested near to the scene and are presently being held in police custody on suspicion of murder.

A police cordon remains in place and police are appealing to anybody with any information that could assist with the investigation to contact them on 101.

A police cordon remains in place Credit: Dave Brown, ITV Granada

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