Manchester

Murder arrest after woman found dead in Levenshulme house

Mayford Road, Levenshulme
A 52-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead at her home in Greater Manchester, police said.

The body of a 49-year-old woman was discovered by officers at a house on Mayford Road, Levenshulme.

Greater Manchester Police said a 52-year-old man was being questioned on suspicion of murder.

A post-mortem examination will take place "in due course", the force said.

Det Ch Insp Colin Larkin said: "While it would not be appropriate to speculate on how she died, a full and thorough post-mortem examination will be taking place in due course to establish exactly how and when she died.

"We will update the community with more information following this."

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