Murder probe after woman found dead

A body was found at a flat in Hollinshead Street, Chorley
A body was found at a flat in Hollinshead Street, Chorley
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A murder investigation has been launched after a woman was found dead.

Police were called at around 10.25pm on Tuesday after the body of a woman was found in a bedroom at an address on Hollinshead Street, Chorley.

She can now be named as Gemma Leeming, aged 30.

A post mortem examination carried out today has shown the cause of death was strangulation.

A 39-year-old man from Chorley has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.