Murder Investigation after womans body foune in Harwood, Bolton

Police are investigating after the body of a woman was found in Bolton.

Shortly before 7pm on 7 June 2015, police were called by North West Ambulance Service staff to an addresson Bramhall Avenue, Harwood.

Officers attended and found the body of 57-year-old woman.

An investigation has now been launched and a post mortem is due to take place later today – Monday 8June 2015.

Detective Inspector Chris Mossopsaid: “I understand an incident like this can cause some distress in the local community but I would like to reassure everybody that, although we are investigating, there is no cause for concern.

“If anybody has any information that they believe can help us with our investigation then I would urge them to please contact the police.”

Anybody with information should contact the police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously,on 0800 555 111.