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Tyldesley stabbing: Man arrested over woman's death

Lord Street, Tyldesley Image copyright Google
Image caption The woman was found at the house on Lord Street in Tyldesley by paramedics

A man has been arrested over the death of a woman who was found with stab wounds to her chest at a house in Greater Manchester.

Paramedics called police after finding the injured 43-year-old at an address on Lord Street in Tyldesley at about 04:30 GMT.

She died later in hospital. A post-mortem examination to find the cause of her death is due to take place.

The 47-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder.

Det Insp Graham Atherton said the woman's stabbing was believed to be "an isolated incident".

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