Police were called shortly before 11am today, Wednesday 31 December 2014to a house on Redwood Drive, Bredbury, to a report a woman had been stabbed.
Officers attended and discovered a 60-year-old woman with stab wounds.She was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remainsin police custody for questioning.
A post-mortem is yet to take place.
An investigation has been launched to establish the circumstances leadingup to this woman’s death. Enquiries are ongoing.