Police launch murder investigation after woman suffered severe burns in Manchester

Police launch murder investigation after woman suffered severe burns in Manchester
Police are investigating the death of a woman who succumbed to burns at an address on East Street in Bury, Manchester.

Police are investigating the death of a woman who succumbed to burns at an address on East Street in Bury, Manchester.

Officers said they were alerted to an incident on Friday evening at 7.30pm and upon arrival they found a 31-year-old who had suffered “severe burns”.

The womanwho has not yet been namedwas taken to hospital immediately by emergency services but despite their best efforts, she died a short time later.

Three men, bejaardes 34, 24 en 26, have been arrested in connection with the incident and remain in custody for questioning.

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said in a statement on Saturday that the force is not looking for anyone else in connection with what happeneddetails of which remain unclear.

Detectives, alongside fire investigators, added they are “working to establish the circumstances around” Friday night.

“This is a truly devastating incident, in which a woman has tragically lost her life,” Det Ch Insp Daniel Clegg, from the Major Incidents Team, gesê.

“I would like to reassure the public that we believe this is an isolated incident, and there will be an increased emergency services presence in the area as we work to establish the full circumstances surrounding this death. If you have any questions, feel free to talk to one of our officers who would be happy to share information.”

Hy het voortgegaan: “Although we have made arrests, our investigation is still in its early stages, and we’re following a number of lines of inquiry. If you, or anyone you know has any information that might help us, please get in touch as soon as possible.”

Concluding his plea to the public, Mr Clegg said anyone with information can reach the force via a live chat service on its webwerf or call 0161 856 7386 quoting log number 2802 van 23/07/21.

You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, aan 0800 555 111.

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