Woman arrested in connection with murder of woman in Longsight
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A woman's been arrested in connection with the murder of a woman in Longsight.
Police were called to an address on Holker Close just before 2pm on Friday 11 June to reports a body had been found.
Emergency Services attended, and discovered the body of a woman. Formal identification is yet to take place, but she is believed to be 58 year old Beverley Scott.
Next of Kin have been informed.
A 36 year old woman presented herself at a police station last night (Saturday 12 June) and has been arrested on suspicion of murder. She remains in custody for questioning.
Detective Inspector Neil Higginson from GMP's Major Incident Team said: "Our thoughts remain with Beverley's family who are understandably extremely distressed at this difficult time, and they're receiving support from our specialist officers.
"This has also understandably been a worrying time for local residents, and I would like to reassure the community that although we currently have someone in custody, our investigation is very much still on-going and officers will remain in the area following up all available lines of enquiry, to establish the full circumstances surrounding this woman's tragic death.
"If anyone has any information at all that can help us with our investigation, please get in touch as soon as possible. You 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."