A woman who was killed in Rochdale has been named.
At around 8am on Thursday 12 April 2018. A report was made at Rochdale Police Station about concerns for the welfare of a woman.
Officers attended an address on Alexander Street and found the body of a woman. The woman has since been formally identified as 63-year-old Margaret Howlett.
A post mortem took place yesterday which revealed that Margaret had sadly died from multiple stab wounds.
A 58-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder remains in hospital.