Manchester

Tributes paid to Leigh stab victim Debbie Twist

Debbie Twist Image copyright Greater Manchester Police
Image caption Debbie Twist's children said she was their "best friend" and would be "missed by everyone"

A mother-of-three who was found stabbed to death at a house in Greater Manchester was a "much-loved friend to many", her family have said.

Debbie Twist, 47, was found dead in Leigh on Sunday.

A 39-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder has since been bailed.

Ms Twist's children said in a joint statement: "Debbie wasn't just a Mum. She was our best friend and a friend to many. She was the best nanna and mother-in-law, and much-loved sister."

They added: "She was taken from us too soon and under tragic circumstances. She will be missed by everyone."

A 25-year-old man who was taken to hospital with arm injuries following the incident has since been discharged.

Greater Manchester Police said the attack was being treated as an "isolated" incident.

A woman, 37, who was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released pending further inquiries.

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