NewsCrime World

Two men detained after woman's body found in car boot

Two men are in custody
Two men are in custody

Two men are being questioned by police over the discovery of a woman's body in a car boot.

Police were tipped off on Thursday that the body was in a vehicle in Heywood, near Rochdale, Greater Manchester.

Officers spotted a car fitting the description on Friday and chased it along Claybank Street before it was abandoned in nearby River Street.

Two men were detained and arrested on suspicion of murder. A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: "The men remain in custody for questioning and inquiries are ongoing."

The woman's body has yet to be formally identified.