Woman found dead in Heywood named

Date published: 24 September 2014

A woman who was found dead at her home in Heywood has now been identified. 

At around 1.35pm on Tuesday 26 August 2014 police were called to an address on Boleyn Court, Heywood, after reports of a concern for welfare.

Officers attended and found the body of a woman, now identified as Lynn Howarth, aged 43.

Steven Dunks (born 03/06/1969), of Milnrow Road, Shaw, Oldham, has been charged with murder and is next due to appear at Manchester Crown Court on 28 October 2014.

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