Police say a man from Rochdale has been charged with murder.
30 year old Mohammed Tafham of Clement Royds Street has been charged with the murder of Rahman Begum.
He was remanded in custody to appear at Manchester Magistrates’ Court this morning.
Shortly before 1.20pm on Wednesday police were called to Clement Royds Street by the ambulance service after a woman had been found with multiple stab wounds.
When emergency services attended, they found the body of woman in her 40s.