GMP’s Major Incident Team launch murder investigation after a woman sadly dies in Bury
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Greater Manchester Police have launched a formal murder investigation after a woman sadly died following a serious assault in Bury.
At around 9.35pm on Saturday 16 September 2023, officers were called to reports of a disturbance at an address on Pear Avenue, Bury.
Emergency services attended the scene where a 55-year-old woman was found unconscious and was subsequently taken to hospital. Despite the best efforts of healthcare professionals, she sadly died on Monday 18 September 2023.
A 31-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder and both remain in custody for questioning.
Detective Chief Inspector Mark Davis said: “A murder investigation is now underway of the sad death of a lady in her home. We have arrested two people but I would like to appeal to anyone who has any information that may assist with our enquiries.
“In particular, any local residents who may have seen anything suspicious at this time or who may have any dash cam / CCTV or door bell footage from the time of the incident.
“There are no wider concerns to the public and believe this was a targeted attack.”
If anyone has any information regarding the incident, please contact Greater Manchester Police on 101 quoting log number 3625 of 16/09/2023 or via the independent charity - Crimestoppers - on 0800 555 111 or MIT on 0161 8566777.