Manchester

Bury body find: Man held on suspicion of woman's murder

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

The body of a 36-year-old woman was found at a property on Conway Avenue, Bury, shortly before 07:50 GMT.

A 39-year-old man was stopped on the hard shoulder of the M60 motorway a short time later and arrested.

He remains in custody for questioning. Police believe it to be an isolated incident but have stepped up patrols in the area.

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