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Police launch murder probe in Bolton after woman found dead

Police have launched a murder investigation after a woman was found dead in Bolton.

The 31-year-old woman was found dead in Queen Street in the Farnworth area just before 1pm yesterday.

Police believe the woman was the victim of a targeted attack.

"I want to try and reassure people who may be concerned that at this stage we do not believe this was a random attack."

– Superintendent Steve Nibloe, from Greater Manchester Police