|Update following murder of 38-year-old woman
Detectives in Wigan are conducting a murder investigation after a
38-year-old woman was killed in Wigan yesterday, Monday 19 September 2005.
The woman has been formally identified as Angela CASH (09/08/67) of Stanton
Close in Hawkley Hall.
Results of a post mortem examination carried out last night reveal that the
cause of her death was consistent with strangulation.
Police were called to Stanton Close in Hawkley Hall shortly after 8.10am
yesterday, following reports that Angela had been found in a collapsed
condition. She was taken to the Wigan Royal Infirmary where she later
A 43-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection
with the investigation. He is currently in hospital receiving treatment
for an injury to his hand, and is due to be questioned by detectives.