LIVE updates: Police launch murder investigation after death of woman in Stockport

Police have launched a murder investigation after the death of a woman in Stockport.

Greater Manchester Police confirmed a man has been arrested in connection with the death.

Police said they were called around 8.30am today (21 August) to Victoria Park, Offerton to a report of the sudden death of a woman.

Emergency services attended but upon arrival a woman in her 30s was pronounced dead.

Enquiries are ongoing to ascertain the full circumstances surrounding her death.

A man, aged in his 30s, has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He remains in custody for questioning.

We will provide updates in the live blog below.

MEN – Stockport