Tributes have been paid to a “beautiful” young woman who tragically died in hospital as police confirmed they are now carrying out a murder and rape investigation.
Charrissa Brown was rushed to hospital from a property on Gorse Bank, Bury on Wednesday night.
Three men have been arrested at properties on Gorse Bank and Rutland Drive.
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The three men aged 32, 52, and 61, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and rape.
Touching tributes to Charrissa have now been paid as the probe continues, Manchester Evening News reports.
Charrissa’s mum Sue Brown said: “RIP my beautiful daughter.”
She said that the tributes flooding in for her on social media show how “special and loved she is”.
Friend Leigh Kelly wrote: “Rip Charrissa Brown absolutely heartbroken.
“Loads of memories with you.. one of the funniest girls I know.. one day we will have that catch up until then may u rest in peace and be given the best bed in heaven my girl xxx.”
Sue is asking Charrissa’s loved ones to leave flowers and tributes on Gorse Bank.
Investigations are continuing at the scene this morning.
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Crime scene investigators have been working inside a first-floor flat.
Police also remain at the scene on Rutland Drive this morning.
A statement issued by Detective Superintendent Kate Atton, from GMP’s Bury CID, said: “I have no doubt that the community are shocked and are worried to hear the news about this incident but I would like to reassure them that we have a dedicated team of detectives investigating and following up various lines of inquiry to establish the circumstances around this lady’s death.
“High visibility patrols and local officers will be in the area and available to speak to anyone concerned and we will release more information as soon as we are able to.
“We want to give the lady’s family the answers they deserve as they are understandably devastated at the loss and our thoughts remain with them.
“We’d ask anyone with information to come forward. The team are following up inquiries and have been overnight since the report came into us but anyone who may have any information should contact us – even the smallest bit of information could prove vital.”
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