Murder investigation launched after woman found dead

DETECTIVES have launched an investigation after a woman’s body was found.

Police were called to an address on Riverside in Bamber Bridge at 11.40pm on April 10 and on arrival found the body of a 51-year-old woman in the lounge with significant injuries.

A 32-year-old man from Manchester has been arrested on suspicion of murder and a full investigation is underway.

A post mortem is currently ongoing to establish the cause of death.