Man arrested after woman's body found in Salford

Police at the scene The body of the 24-year-old was found at an address on Holt Street, Eccles

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a woman was discovered in Salford.

Officers were called to an address on Holt Street, Eccles, at about 09:15 GMT, where the body of the 24-year-old - who has not been named - was found.

The 25-year-old man remains in police custody. A post-mortem examination is due to take place later.

Detectives have revealed they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the death.

Ch Supt Mary Doyle said: "I would like to reassure residents that we do not believe there is any danger to the community."

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