Man arrested after woman's body discovered in Manchester

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a 67-year-old woman was found at a house in Levenshulme, South Manchester.

Police made the discovery at around 8.30pm on Thursday [May 7], after being called to an address on Westminster Street following reports of ''a concern for welfare.'' The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Flowers are left outside the house in Levenshulme. Credit: ITV Granada

A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He remains in custody for questioning.

Detective Inspector Benjamin Cottam, of GMP’s Major Incident Team, said:

Anyone with any information can contact police on 0161 856 5018, quoting incident number 2855 of 7/5/2020.

Reports can also be made anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.