Manchester

Gatley death: Man, 84, arrested after body found

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Image caption The woman was found dead on Frances Avenue

An 86-year-old woman has been found dead at a house in Greater Manchester.

An 84-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder after officers found the victim's body on Frances Avenue in Gatley, shortly after 09:40 BST.

He remains in custody for questioning.

Det Insp Richard Eales said: "This is a truly tragic incident and I would like to extend my most sincere condolences to the family of the woman who has died this morning."

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