Lancashire

Man arrested in murder inquiry into Turton stab death

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found fatally stabbed at a house in Lancashire.

The emergency services were called to a property in Turton, near Bolton, at 1350 BST.

They discovered the 55-year-old woman with a single stab wound to her chest. She was treated by paramedics but died at the scene, Lancashire Police said.

A 57-year-old man was arrested at the scene and remains in custody for questioning by detectives.

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