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Man arrested after woman found dead in Leigh

A man is in custody after a woman was found dead at a house in Leigh.

Police were called to a house on Maple Crescent at around 10am this morning after a woman was found unconscious.

Despite the best efforts of the paramedics who administered CPR at the address, the woman, believed to be in her 20s, was pronounced dead.

A man aged 22 has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody for questioning.

I appreciate this is distressing news for people in the area but as there is a scene in place, we wanted to inform you of the details. There’s likely to be a lot of police activity throughout the day as we commence our investigation but we’ll try to keep the disruption to the local area as minimal as possible. We are doing our best to support the family of the woman and our thoughts are with them at this incredibly difficult time.

– Superintendent Paul Walker
Man arrested after woman found dead Credit: Google Images


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