Family pay tribute to Susanne Galvin as 31-year-old man charged with her murder
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Today, Stephen Ball (DOB:23/04/1992) of Pear Avenue, Bury, was charged with the murder of Susanne Galvin (aged 55) and was remanded into police custody to appear at Manchester Magistrates on Thursday 21 September 2023.
A 41 year old woman was released from police custody last night (Tuesday 19 September) on police bail while the investigation continues
Susanne's family have paid tribute to her and said: "Susanne was greatly loved by her parents and family and will be sadly missed. As a family, we respectfully ask to be allowed privacy during this difficult time."
DCI Mark Davis said: "The thoughts of the investigation team remain with the family at this incredibly difficult time. They are being supported by specialist officers and we have also deployed police officers to the area to provide support and reassurances to the local community who were understandably shocked and saddened by this incident.
"I would like to reiterate our appeal for any information in relation to the murder of Susanne. We are interested in speaking to anyone who may have relevant information or who may have seen anything.
"Lines of enquiry have led us to believe that the person or persons responsible were on foot on Saturday 16 September between the hours of 6pm and 9.30pm, and may have been in the area of Pear Avenue, Cherry Avenue, Walnut Avenue, Thompson Drive, Topping Fold Road and Hewart Drive Bury.
"If you have any information, no matter how small, I would urge you to share it with police as it may be invaluable to this investigation.”