Man, 63, arrested on suspicion of murder after death of woman in Oldham

Emergency services found a woman outside a property with serious injuries.   Credit: Google Maps.

A man has been arrested following the death of a woman in Oldham.

Greater Manchester Police attended the incident on Hillside Avenue in Shaw on Tuesday 4th May at 8.50pm after reports of a concern for welfare of a woman.

Emergency services found a woman outside a home with severe injuries.  

She was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

Stuart Wilkinson, GMP Major Investigating team's Detective Chief Inspector said: "A woman has sadly lost her life tonight and our thoughts remains with her family at this incredibly difficult time."

A 63-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody for questioning.

Police are appealing for witnesses and would like anyone with information to contact them.