Man arrested over death of woman in Rawtenstall

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in Lancashire.

The 40-year old woman was found on Hardman Avenue, Rawtenstall, at about 15:00 GMT. She died at the scene.

A 41-year-old man from Manchester was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody.

The woman's family have been informed and are being offered support by specially trained officers, police said.

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