Murder arrest after body found in Manchester woodland

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image captionThe body of a man was found in Newton Heath in Manchester

A 57-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was found in woodland.

The body, which had "multiple serious injuries", was discovered near Ten Acres Lane, Manchester, at about 17:00 BST on Tuesday, police said.

Officers believe they know the victim's identity however formal confirmation is yet to take place.

A 60-year-old woman, who was held on suspicion of assisting an offender, also remains in custody.

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