Body of woman in her 40s found in country park as man, 48, arrested for murder – The Sun

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was found in a park in Stockport.

The woman, believed to have been in her 40s, was found at Reddish Vale Country Park yesterday morning.

A 48-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody for questioning.

Greater Manchester Police believe the matter is an isolated incident.

Detective Superintendent Neil Jones said: "This is an absolutely devastating incident.

"First and foremost, our thoughts are with the victim's loved ones and specialist officers will do everything they can to support them.

"Understandably, this news may cause concern within the community but I would like to provide some reassurance by saying that, at this time, we believe that this was an isolated incident.

"Nevertheless, there will be increased patrols in the area in the coming days and I would encourage anyone with concerns to speak to those officers."

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 0161 856 3400 quoting incident 913 of 25/05/20, or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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