The family of Regan Tierney, who was 27, said: “She was a loving mum who loved family life, she will be greatly missed by her two children and family.
“Regan was taken from our lives too soon. She was a beautiful daughter, granddaughter, sister, niece, and an amazing mother. We will forever cherish the memories.
“At this time we respectfully ask for some privacy whilst we grieve the loss of our loved one.”
Shortly before 2.10am on Wednesday 5 June 2019, police were called to reports of concern for the welfare of a woman at a property on Manchester Road in Walkden.
Emergency services attended and sadly found Regan’s body.
A man in his 30s was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.
A murder investigation has been launched and enquiries are ongoing.
Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 3400 or 101 quoting incident number 163 of 05/06/2019, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.