Five women arrested after death of man at care home

Five women have been arrested after the death of a man at a Bolton care home.

Lever Edge Care Home Credit: Dave Brown

A 86-year-old man died at Lever Edge Care Home on January 9th.

Police are investigating to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the man's death.

As part of these enquiries, police have arrested five women, aged 22, 43, 44, 48 and 63 on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.

All five have been bailed until 26 February 2016 pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information that may assist the police investigation is asked to call officers at Scholey Street police station on 0161 856 5608.