Family of 71-year-old Marlene McCabe found dead at home pay tribute to her

The family of 71-year-old Marlene McCabe found dead at home have paid tribute to her:

Police were called around 6pm on Wednesday September 4 to an address on West Park Drive, in Blackpool after a woman's body was found at the home.

The woman, who had suffered serious head and facial injuries, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 25-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder. Police have been granted a further 36 hours to question him and he remains in police custody.

A Home Office post mortem examination confirmed the cause of death as head injuries.