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31-year-old woman found dead in Bolton

A murder investigation has been launched after the discovery of a woman's body.

Police were called just before 1pm today to Queen Street in the Farnworth area of Bolton after receiving a call from the ambulance service.

Officers attended and found a woman dead at the scene.

Formal identification of the 31-year-old victim has yet to be carried out.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said a Home Office post-mortem examination will be carried out to establish the exact cause of death, but the death is being treated as suspicious.

Police in Bolton, together with detectives from Greater Manchester Police's (GMP) major incident team, have launched an investigation.