Rochdale murder arrest after woman's body found

Oldham Road, Rochdale Image copyright Google
Image caption The woman's body was found at an address in Rochdale

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was found in a Greater Manchester town.

The victim, who has not been named, was found at a property in Oldham Road, Rochdale, at about 10:00 BST.

Greater Manchester Police said officers had been contacted by a member of the public concerned about the woman's welfare.

When police attended, they found the body and arrested a 41-year-old man, who remains in police custody.

A spokeswoman for the force said inquiries were continuing.

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