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Woman stabbed to death in Southampton named

Harcourt Road
Image caption Ms Lakatos was found unconscious in her home in Harcourt Road

A woman found stabbed to death at her home in Southampton has been named as Maria Lakatos.

The 37-year-old, originally from Hungary, was found by officers called the property in Harcourt Road, Bitterne, on Wednesday morning.

Ms Lakatos was found lying unconscious. Paramedics tried to resuscitate her but she was declared dead at the scene.

Police have been given more time to question a 38-year-old man arrested on suspicion of her murder.

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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