Manchester

Urmston body find: Man held on suspicion of murder

A man with head injuries has been found dead and a woman has been taken to hospital after police were called to a property in Greater Manchester.

The body was discovered in Atkinson Road, Urmston when officers were called amid concerns for the woman's safety at 12.30 BST on Monday.

Police said a man was Tasered at the scene over his "aggressive behaviour" and arrested on suspicion of murder.

The Greater Manchester force said the woman suffered a head injury.

Det Insp Carl Gilbert said: "We are in the very early stages of our inquiries but I would like to extend my sincere condolences to the family of this man.

"Local residents may notice an increase in police presence as we conduct our inquiries and should they have any concerns about this incident then I would say feel free to approach these officers and raise them."

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