Victoria Cherry: Body found after murder investigation launched

Body is found at house in Bolton

Police investigating the disappearance of Victoria Cherry, 44, of Fulwood Lancashire, who had not been since October 2015, say they have found a body at a property on Toronto Street, Bolton on Monday (16th January)
Formal identification has not yet taken place but officers believe it is the body of Victoria Cherry.

A 43-year-old man from Bolton was arrested on Monday of suspicion of murder.

Detective Chief Inspector Terry Crompton GMP’s Serious Crime Division said: “We are continuing to support Victoria’s family as they deal with this devastating news.

“The arrested man remains in custody, but I’m urging anyone with any information that would help our enquiries to get in touch.

“If you have information about Victoria’s whereabouts since her disappearance in 2015, or if you hold any information about the events leading up to our discovery, please contact us as a matter of urgency.”

Police carried out further searches after receiving information from the a member of the public.

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 4711 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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