Man held over murder of Oldham woman Farkhanda Younis

Bamford Street in Chadderton Farkhanda Younis was found at a house in Chadderton on Friday morning

Related Stories

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a woman who was stabbed to death in Oldham, Greater Manchester.

Farkhanda Younis, 30, who was known to family and friends as Jabeen Younis, was found at a house in Bamford Street, Chadderton, on Friday.

She was pronounced dead at the scene and a post-mortem examination found she died from stab wounds.

Police said a 34-year-old man was arrested late on Monday night and was being questioned by detectives.

A 20-year-old woman who was also arrested in the Oldham area on suspicion of murder has been released on police bail until Thursday.

Police have said Ms Younis's seven-year-old son was found in the Bamford Street property when his mother's body was discovered.

Det Insp Terry Crompton said police enquiries were "ongoing."

Anyone with information is being urged to contact police.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Manchester

Weather

Manchester

Min. Night 14 °C

Features

  • Krak des ChevaliersSitting targets

    How ancient treasures in Syria are being bombed to pieces


  • Mesut Ozil's tattoo reads "Only God can judge me"Ink explained

    Nine World Cup players' tattoos decoded, and one who refuses


  • Putting a coin in supermarket trolleyMinor annoyance

    Why are Morrisons getting rid of coin-locks on trolleys?


  • Sekhemka statueSelling out?

    The councils tempted to cash in on their art collections


  • Google sweetsName game

    Would Google have made it as BackRub?


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.