Murder arrest after woman found dead in Rochdale
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in Rochdale.
The 47-year-old woman had suffered stab wounds before she was found in Clement Royds Street at about 13:20 GMT on Wednesday.
A post-mortem examination is due to take place to establish the cause of her death.
A 31-year-old man from Rochdale is in police custody for questioning by detectives.
Det Ch Insp Jamie Daniels said: "A family have been left without their beloved mother, wife and friend as a result of this horrific attack."