A woman sadly died after a fire at an address on Darras Road in Manchester this morning. The police have launched a murder investigation. A 33-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Officers called to a property on Darras Road before 2.30 am this morning with a report of a fire. Emergency services and fire service attended to the scene immediately. Unfortunately, a woman was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
Police continue the murder investigation. A 33-year-old woman was arrested for suspicion of murder. Enquiries are ongoing and she is still in custody for questioning.
Detective Superintendent Amber Waywell, of GMP, said: “This is a devastating incident in which a woman has tragically lost her life.”
“Although we have arrested an individual, our investigation is still in its early stages and we are continuing to follow a number of lines of enquiry. If you have any information at all which could assist with our enquiries please do not hesitate to contact police as soon as possible.”
Anyone who has information should contact poliçe. Also, details can be shared by independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.