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Man detained under Mental Health Act in Bolton murder investigation

Police say enquiries are ongoing. Credit: MEN Media

A man arrested on suspicion of murder in Bolton has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

Police were called to a house on Ramsay Avenue in Farnworth where they found the body of a woman, believed to be in her 80s.

An 88 year old man was arrested on suspicion of murder. He's since been detained under the Mental Health Act following assessments by specialist medical staff.



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