Two women are in police custody after a man died in Oldham.
At about 1am today, Wednesday 4 February 2015, police received a report that a 55-year-old man had suffered an injury at a house on Littlemoor Lane, Oldham.
Emergency services arrived, but the man was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
Two women aged 34 and 54 have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in police custody for questioning.
A post mortem examination will be carried out to establish the cause of death.
Detective Superintendent Tony Creely said: â€œI want to offer reassurance to the community that we have made quick arrests following this manâ€™s death and, at this stage, we are not currently looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.
â€œWe are also appealing for witnesses and for information. Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.â€