An 84-year-old man has been arrested on the scene on suspicion of murder after the body of an 86 year old women was found in Stockport earlier today.

Her body was found at an address on Frances Avenue in Gatley.

He remains in custody for questioning.

Detective Inspector Richard Eales, of GMP’s Major Incident Team, 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. 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.”


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