A 51-YEAR-OLD woman has been found hanged in Breightmet.

Police found the body at 12.25pm today in Crossdale Road.

Her body has been passed to the coroner and a police spokesman has said there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding her death.

In April, 16-year-old Aleysha McLoughlin - who also used the surname Rothwell - was also found hanged in Crossdale Road.

A police spokesman said: "Police were called to an address in Crossdale Road at 12.25 in the afternoon.

"Officers arrived and found the body of a 51-year-old woman.

"Her body has been passed to the coroner.

"There are no suspicious circumstances."