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Woman held over elderly man's murder in Bolton

A 66-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after an elderly man was found stabbed in Bolton.

The 73-year-old man was found dead at a house in Bolton Road, Farnworth, at about 18:00 BST on Sunday following a report a man had been stabbed.

Police have launched an investigation to find out the circumstances leading to the man's death.

The woman is in police custody for questioning, and anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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