A murder investigations underway after a woman died in Stretford.

Officers were alerted by hospital staff yesterday afternoon after woman who had been taken ill was discovered to have numerous injuries.

The woman – who is believed to be in her 30s – died a short time later.

A 55-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Detectives say that the woman’s family has been informed and is being supported by specially trained officers.

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Firstly, my thoughts are with the woman’s family after we have sadly had to inform them that their loved one has passed away.

Detective Chief Inspector Liz Hopkinson, Greater Manchester Police