Police granted extra 24 hours with Bury murder suspect

Police investigating the death of a woman in Bury have been given a further 24 hours to question a man, 50, they arrested on suspicion of murder.

Emergency services were called to a house on Barlow Street, Bury, at 2310 GMT on Thursday.

The 51-year-old woman was taken to Fairfield Hospital where she died shortly afterwards.

Post-mortem tests have been inconclusive and more will be carried out, Greater Manchester Police said.

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