Arrest over month-old body discovery in Heywood

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Image caption The woman was found at a house in Heywood

A 45-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a woman whose body may have lain undiscovered for a month at a Greater Manchester house.

Police said the woman, thought to be in her 40s, was found at Boleyn Court, in Heywood, following a call at 13:35 BST.

Police said the body had been there for more than a month.

A force spokesman said the woman had not yet been formally identified. A post-mortem examination was due to take place later.

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