Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Man held after woman stabbed to death in Southampton

Harcourt Road
Image caption The stabbed woman was found lying unconscious at an address

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found stabbed to death at a property in Southampton.

Officers were called at about 1110 BST after reports that a woman had been stabbed at an address in Harcourt Road, Bitterne, Hampshire Police said.

They found the 38-year-old victim lying unconscious. Paramedics tried to resuscitate her but she was declared dead at the scene.

A 37-year-old man from Southampton was later arrested and remains in custody.

Insp Mark Hull said: "Police would like to hear from anyone living or working in the Harcourt Road area who may have seen or heard anything unusual, or anyone acting suspiciously."

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