Pensioner arrested over death of 86-year-old woman

A pensioner has been arrested on suspicion of murder after an 86-year-old woman was found dead.

Sunday, 8th July 2018, 8:31 pm
Updated Tuesday, 17th July 2018, 6:43 pm

The victim's body was discovered at an address in Frances Avenue, Stockport, Greater Manchester, on Sunday morning.

An 84-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of her murder and is in custody for questioning, Great Manchester Police said.

Detective Inspector Richard Eales said: "This is a truly tragic incident and I would like to extend my most sincere condolences to the family of the woman who has died this morning.

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"We are working to provide her loved ones with support from specially trained officers at this difficult time.

"We have arrested a man on suspicion of murder in connection with her death and he remains in custody."