Heartbroken children of woman stabbed to death pay tribute to 'friend to many'

The family of a woman who was stabbed to death in the borough has paid tribute to her.

Wednesday, 20th March 2019, 2:07 pm
Updated Wednesday, 20th March 2019, 3:23 pm
Debbie Twist

Shortly before 8pm on Sunday, the body of 47-year-old Debbie Twist was found at a home on Manchester Road in Leigh.Following an investigation, a 39-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder remains in custody for questioning. A 37-year-old woman who was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been bailed pending further enquiries. Paying tribute to Debbie, her children Beth, Jordan and Mark said: “Debbie wasn’t just a mum. She was our best friend and a friend to many. “She was the best nanna to Elise, Myla and Maisie and mother-in-law to Adam. “She was the much loved sister of Brian, Anne-Marie, Kelly and Sean. “She was taken from us too soon and under tragic circumstances. She will be missed by everyone. “We would like to thank everyone for their kind words, cards, condolences and flowers.”

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