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Murder investigation underway after woman found dead in Manchester

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead at a house in South Manchester.

Paramedics called police to a house on Wilmslow Road in Withington, shortly after 12.05 am on Friday 19 July.

They discovered the body of a woman, believed to be in her 50s.

A 57-year-old man remains in custody for questioning.

Credit: MEN Media

Detective Chief Inspector Carl Jones, of GMP’s Major Incident Team, said: “My thoughts are with the family and friends of the woman who was sadly pronounced dead earlier this morning and we have specially trained officers supporting them.

I know this is distressing news for the community to wake up to this morning but I want to reassure you that we have a team of dedicated detectives who will be in the area for some time and are working hard to determine what happened.

– Detective Chief Inspector Carl Jones, GMP