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Murder arrest after woman found dead in Rochdale

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Image caption The 47-year-old woman was found at a property in Clement Royds Street

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in Rochdale.

The 47-year-old woman had suffered stab wounds before she was found in Clement Royds Street at about 13:20 GMT on Wednesday.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place to establish the cause of her death.

A 31-year-old man from Rochdale is in police custody for questioning by detectives.

Det Ch Insp Jamie Daniels said: "A family have been left without their beloved mother, wife and friend as a result of this horrific attack."

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