“51-12 months-Previous Girl Discovered Stabbed to Demise After Listening to Loud Screams; Man, 21, in Police Custody Whereas Neighborhood Pays Tribute”

RESIDENTS have instructed how they heard “loud screams” earlier than a girl was stabbed to demise in broad daylight on a canal bridge.

The sufferer, aged 51, was attacked round 12pm on Friday in Droylsden, Better Manchester.

A person has been arrested on suspicion of homicide after a 51-year-old lady was stabbed to demiseCredit score: MEN Media

Floral tributes were left at the scene on Edge Lane, in Droylsden, Manchester

Floral tributes had been left on the scene on Edge Lane, in Droylsden, Manchester

One tribute from a pal remembers 'birthday twin' Michelle

One tribute from a pal remembers ‘birthday twin’ MichelleCredit score: Ian Leonard

Emergency companies desperately tried to avoid wasting the lady – named as ‘Michelle’ in tributes – however she sadly died on the scene on Edge Lane.

A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of homicide.

One resident, who didn’t want to be named, instructed The Solar: “My spouse was dwelling on the time.

“And he or she instructed me that one of many neighbours heard loud screams.

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“I’ve been residing right here 16 or 17 years and noting like this has ever occurred.”

A church honest was happening right this moment on the close by Edge Lane Methodist Church and senior steward Linda Carroll mentioned she’d thought-about cancelling the occasion out of respect for the sufferer earlier than consulting police.

“I didn’t know the woman however just a few prayers had been mentioned for the her household in church right this moment,” Linda, 64, mentioned.

“I assumed it’d disrespectful to nonetheless go forward with the honest however the police mentioned it will be OK.

“Prayers may also be mentioned for the household tomorrow.”

One resident mentioned she knew the lady however wouldn’t remark additional.

A white forensic tent may very well be seen on the highway bridge which runs throughout the Ashton Canal.

And a number of other floral tributes had been left close to the scene.

One, from the lady’s household, learn:  ”The brightest flowers for the brightest star within the sky.

“You was taken too quickly from this world. You may be liked endlessly and at all times.”

One other learn: “RIP my pretty buddy Michelle.

“Our birthdays gained’t be the identical with out you. Considering of all of the household. Can’t consider you’re gone.

“After figuring out you for 45 years. Love at all times your birthday twin Sam xx.”

One other resident Mallik Sheikh, 46, witnessed emergency companies speeding to the scene.

“At first I assumed it was an accident,” he mentioned.

“I noticed the police placing up the cordon and solely later discovered what occurred.

“It’s horrible when one thing like this occurs so close to to the place you reside.”

Chief Superintendent Phil Davies, Tameside’s District Commander mentioned: “Our officers have been working across the clock to establish and arrest the particular person accountable. 

“We’ve a person in custody nonetheless that is nonetheless the early phases of the investigation after a girl’s life was tragically taken and we’re within the technique of piecing collectively the complete circumstances and are protecting an open thoughts.

“Our ideas stay with the household and buddies of the sufferer in addition to with the group who’ve been deeply affected by this incident. I perceive the character of the incident will trigger concern in our communities, not simply in Tameside, however throughout Better Manchester.”

Anybody with data, CCTV or video footage concerning this incident or who witnessed any suspicious behaviour within the space at round 12pm right this moment, contact GMP by calling 101 or visiting www.gmp.police.uk, quoting log 1353 of June 2, 2023.

Data may be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

Emergency services rushed to an address in Droylsden, Greater Manchester

Emergency companies rushed to an handle in Droylsden, Better ManchesterCredit score: MEN Media

A suspect fled the scene before cops confirmed on Saturday they had arrested a 28-year-old man on suspicion of murder

A suspect fled the scene earlier than cops confirmed on Saturday they’d arrested a 28-year-old man on suspicion of homicideCredit score: MEN Media