Murder probe victim named

Police at the scene of a suspected murder in Cameron Place, Worsley Hall

Police at the scene of a suspected murder in Cameron Place, Worsley Hall

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A WOMAN who died following a stabbing attack in Wigan has been named as Joanne Harrison.

At about 2.15pm on Sunday, police received a report that a woman had suffered an injury at a house on Cameron Place, Worsley Hall.

Emergency services arrived and Miss Harrison, aged 20, was taken to Wigan Hospital where she sadly died.

A post mortem was carried out and established Joanne died from a stab wound to the neck.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody for questioning.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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