Cassandra Scott aged 35  of Holker Close has been charged with murder. She has been remanded and will appear at Manchester Magistrates Court today

Police launched a murder investigation after the discovery the body of a 58 year old woman in Longsight at an address on Holker Close on Friday afternoon

Formal identification is yet to take place, but she is believed to be 58 year old Beverley Scott.

Next of Kin have been informed.

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.


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