Murder investigation after woman stabbed to death
A murder investigation has been launched after a woman was stabbed to death.
Police were called to an address in Makinson Avenue, Hindley, on Thursday afternoon to find the 42-year-old with knife wounds to the chest.
She was rushed to hospital but doctors were unable to save her.
A 51-year-old man has since been arrested on suspicion of murdering the as-yet-unnamed woman and remains in police custody for questioning.
Police say they are not currently looking for anyone else in respect of this matter.
Det Sgt Nigel Rigby, of GMP’s Wigan borough, said: “This is a tragic incident where a woman... read more
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