A murder investigation has been launched after a woman walked into a police station at Cheadle Heath and admitted killing a man and burying his body.

The sixty three year old told police  she had killed a man a number of years ago and buried his body in a garden on Matlock Road, Reddish.

Officers immediately launched an investigation and today, Tuesday and a scene has been established in the garden.

At this time, a body has not been found but enquiries are ongoing and the man’s family, who are being supported by specially trained officers, have been informed.

The woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody for questioning.

Anyone with information is encouraged to come forward.

Detective Inspector Dan Clegg from GMP’s Major Incident Team, said: “Following the report, we’ve made a number of other enquiries and have today, with help from specialist officers, began searching in the garden.

“It’s still very early days in our investigation but I’d like to thank the public so far for their support in allowing us to carry out our enquiries, I’m sure this has been worrying for people in the local area.”


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