Man wanted over Linzi Ashton murder 'arrested'

Police have been searching for Michael Cope for more than a month Credit: Greater Manchester Police

Wanted man Michael Cope, 28, has been arrested in Leigh, Greater Manchester, on suspicion of the murder of his ex-girlfriend Linzi Ashton, Press Association sources said.

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Arrest over Manchester murder

Wanted man Michael Cope has been arrested in Greater Manchester on suspicion of the murder of his ex-girlfriend Linzi Ashton after spending nearly a month on the run from police.