A MAN has been released under investigation after a woman died in Stretford.

Greater Manchester Police were called by hospital staff on Saturday after a woman, who had been taken ill, was discovered to have numerous injuries.

The woman, believed to be in her 40s, died shortly after 1.50pm.

Officers detained a 55-year-old man on suspicion of murder.

A statement issued by police reads: "A Home Office post mortem examination was carried out on Sunday, July 7, and as a result further enquiries will be conducted.

"The 55-year-old man who was arrested in connection with the investigation has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries."

Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 9283, quoting reference number 1310 of July 6, 2019. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.