Longton murder probe: Woman detained under Mental Health Act

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The 75-year-old man died on Friday

A woman arrested over the death of a 75-year-old man in Lancashire has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

The man died shortly after being found by emergency services with serious injuries at a house in Cedar Grove, Longton, on Friday.

A 31-year-old woman from Preston, arrested on suspicion of murder, has now been sectioned, police said.

Lancashire Police said its investigation continued and asked anyone with information to contact it.

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