FLORAL tributes to a mum Maggie Smythe have been left on Red Lane as police continue to stay on the scene.

Family, friends and some who did not know her have tied bouquets to a fence in Bury Old Road, Breightmet with heartfelt messages.

One read:"To my beautiful sister, I'm so sorry that you are not here. You will be deeply missed, there is always room in my heart."

Another stated:"Even though we don't know you, your passing has touched us deeply. Heaven has gained another angel. May you rest in piece Maggie. Our condolences Allen family."

Other heartfelt tributes included"Sleep forever in peace Maggie. In our hearts forever. Goodnight, God bless. Kiera and Lindsey" and "RIP beautiful lady. We will miss your bright lovely, smile. Miss you lots."

A cordon is still in place and police on the scene.

Christopher Taylor, aged 39,of Greenroyd Avenue in Bolton, has been charged with murder.