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Murder investigation launched after woman's body found in car

A murder investigation's been launched after the body of a woman in her forties was found in a car in Salford.

Police say they were called to an address on Bolbury Crescent in Swinton late last night after being alerted by ambulance crews.

A scene remains in place at the property while forensic investigations are carried out.

A 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody for questioning.

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The investigation is in its early stages and our thoughts are firmly with the victim’s family at this difficult time.

We have a team of detectives working to piece together what has happened in the moments before the woman was found.

– Detective Inspector Andrew Naismith