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Woman, 35, is charged with murder after mother-of-three, 58, was found dead at home 

Beverley Scott was found dead in a home in Longsight, Manchester, on Friday afternoon

A 35-year-old woman has been charged with murder following the death of her 58-year-old mother in Manchester.

Beverley Scott was found dead at a home in Longsight just before 2pm on Friday. 

Greater Manchester Police were called to the address following reports that a body of a woman had been found.

Formal identification is yet to take place but Greater Manchester Police said next of kin have been informed.

According to the Manchester Evening News, it is understood her death took place between March 25 and April 1 and that she died from multiple stab wounds.

Her 35-year-old daughter was charged with murder last night and has appeared at magistrates' court. 

A police spokeswoman said: 'Cassandra Scott, 35, of Longsight, has been charged with murder.

'She has been remanded and will appear at Manchester Magistrates' Court today.'

The matter was called on this morning where it was referred to the crown court due to the nature of the allegations.

Forensic teams at the scene in Manchester after the body of Beverley Scott was discovered

Police were called to reports that a body had been found at an address at 2pm on Friday

Scott will next appear at Manchester Crown Square on July 19 and has been remanded in custody.

Beverley's older sister, Deborah Fredericks, said the family had been left 'devastated' by the news of her death.

Ms Fredericks said: 'We are all devastated. The whole family is just devastated by the loss of a great sister and mum. We are all in shock.

'She was just a lovely, kind-hearted person. We are all just absolutely devastated at the moment.'

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