Cops dig up garden of Stockport home after woman walks into police station and says she ‘killed her dad years ago’

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A MURDER investigation has been launched after a woman walked into a police station and claimed she had killed her father and buried his body in the garden.

Forensic teams are now digging at the semi-detached in Matlock Road in Reddish, Greater Manchester.

 Police are searching a semi-detached property in Stockport following reports of a body buried in the garden

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Police are searching a semi-detached property in Stockport following reports of a body buried in the garden

The 63-year-old woman allegedly made the admission at Cheadle Heath police station on Sunday.

She remains in custody and a murder enquiry has now been launched.

Evidence tents have been erected at the back of the house and it is understood 18 bins have been delivered to the property at the request of officers.

 Greater Manchester Police received the tip off on Sunday when the woman walked into a police station

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Greater Manchester Police received the tip off on Sunday when the woman walked into a police station

Detective Inspector Dan Clegg from GMP’s Major Incident Team, said: “Following the report, we’ve made a number of other enquiries and have today, with help from specialist officers, began searching in the garden.

“It’s still very early days in our investigation but I’d like to thank the public so far for their support in allowing us to carry out our enquiries, I’m sure this has been worrying for people in the local area.”

 Forensic teams are in attendance at the semi-detached home in Stockport

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Forensic teams are in attendance at the semi-detached home in Stockport
 Police have cordoned off the property after a woman claimed to have buried her father in the garden

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Police have cordoned off the property after a woman claimed to have buried her father in the garden

In a statement, GMP said: “At this time, a body has not been found but enquiries are ongoing and there is scene in place.

“Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1273 of 07/01/18 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.”

As part of their enquiries, police are trying to establish if the alleged victim is deceased.


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