AN appeal has been made for information about the death of Breightmet mum Maggie Smythe.

Police said they will continue their investigations in the Red Lane area where Maggie's remains were found.

Specialist officers are supporting the family of 29-year-old Maggie, who was a cleaner at Bolton Interchange and mum to a daughter, aged three.

Detective Chief Inspector Stuart Wilkinson of Greater Manchester Police’s Major Incident Team, said: “Forensic enquiries are ongoing at the scene where Maggie’s body was found, so there may be officers in and around the area over the next few days.

“We continue to support her family through this horrendous time, and we are determined to piece together what happened so that we can give Maggie’s family the answers they deserve.

“We are still keen to hear from anyone who has any information and might not yet have come forward.

"If you saw anything suspicious, even if it seemed small or insignificant at the time, then please get in touch with us as soon as possible as your information could be vital to this investigation."

An investigation was launched after Maggie went missing from her home in Swinside Road, Breightmet, on Saturday, January 26.

A major search was conducted in the Red Lane area, on the border between Bolton and Bury.

On Friday, February 1, police discovered Maggie's body at the rear of the former Red Bridge Inn.

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

Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 9908, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.