/LIVE as woman in her 70s found dead at scene after road cordoned off

LIVE as woman in her 70s found dead at scene after road cordoned off

A woman in her 70s has been pronounced dead at the scene following reports a body had been found in south Manchester.

A section of Maywood Avenue in East Didsbury has been cordoned off.

Several police vehicles are stationed at the scene.

Pictures show a forensic tent that is in place in the front garden of a house.

Forensic officers on Maywood Avenue
(Image: Adam Vaughan)

Crime scene investigators have been spotted on the road.

A police scene on Maywood Avenue
(Image: Adam Vaughan)

In a statement, police said: “Police were called around 8.30am today (29 November) to Maywood Avenue, Manchester to a report of a body being found.

“Emergency services attended and a woman, believed to be in her 70s, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

“There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances and a file is being prepared for the coroner.”

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