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Salford man sectioned over 78-year-old mother's death

A man arrested on suspicion of murdering his 78-year-old mother at a house in Salford has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act.

Elsie Hayes was discovered at the house on Littleton Road, Lower Kersal, on Wednesday at 0815 BST.

A post-mortem examination found the cause of her death was multiple injuries to her head and body.

Her son, Lee Hayes, 56, has been sectioned following interviews with detectives.

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