Shocking Details Emerge As Murder Investigation Launched In Ancoats

Witnesses saw a man jumping out a window

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What we know so far...

  • Police were called to Swan Street at 7.30am
  • Witnesses saw a man covered in blood jump from a window and land on a car
  • The car remains at the scene with windshield smashed and large crushing to roof
  • A family were attacked in the car 
  • The attacker also smashed a second car and tried to drag a woman out of her BMW
  • One woman was pronounced dead 

The full police statement can be read below

Superintendent Chris Hill, of GMP’s City of Manchester team, said: “We are currently working to establish the exact circumstances surrounding what has happened this morning and the woman’s death.

“Her death is currently being treated as suspicious and we have a team of officers working at the scene.

“We are in the very early stages of our investigation however I would urge anyone with any information to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting reference number 327 of 13/02/18, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

Police are still on the scene investigating...

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