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Salford house fire death: Murder arrest

Berry Street in Clifton Image copyright Google
Image caption The body of Thomas Jones was found at a property on Berry Street in Clifton

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man found dead following a house fire in Salford.

The body of Thomas Jones, 47, was discovered by firefighters inside a property on Berry Street in Clifton just after midnight on Wednesday.

A post-mortem examination concluded he died from multiple stab wounds, Greater Manchester Police said.

A 37-year-old woman who is currently receiving treatment in hospital is due to be questioned by police.

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