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Family pay tribute to 'wonderful mum' murdered in Salford

Alison Hunt Credit: Family handout

The family of a woman stabbed to death in Salford say they have lost a "wonderful mum."

Alison Hunt, 42, was found dead at a house on Moss Lane in Swinton last Wednesday.

In a statement, released via police, they say she was a "wonderful mum, daughter, sister, aunt and good friend to many."

A forensic tent at the scene on Moss Lane

The loss of her beautiful smile and heart of gold is a tragic loss to all of us. The way she brightened up every day with her laughter and sense of humour will always be with us. A light in our lives has been forever extinguished.

– Alison Hunt family statement

Detectives have charged a man with murder. Vernon Holmes, 47, from Caroline Street in Irlam will appear in court today.