Murder investigation launched in Longsight
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A murder investigation has been launched, following the death of a woman in Longsight.
Police were called to an address on Holker Close in Longsight just before 2pm on Friday 11 June to reports a body had been found.
Emergency Services attended, and discovered the body of a 58 year old woman.
A murder investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding her death.
Detective Chief Inspector Stuart Wilkinson from GMP's Major Incident Team said: "First and foremost our thoughts remain with the woman's family, who are understandably devastated following the discovery yesterday.
"Detectives are carrying out a thorough investigation, and are following up a number of lines of inquiry to piece together exactly what has happened, and bring whoever is responsible to justice.
"Our investigation is in its early stages, inquiries are ongoing, and there will be an increase of officers in the area.
"Anyone concerned in the local area can stop and speak to our officers.
"We're also asking anyone with information to come forward - even the smallest bit may help with our investigation.
"Anyone who may have seen something, can contact police via LiveChat on our website www.gmp.police.uk or call 0161 856 6908 quoting incident number 1599 of 11/06/21. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."