Birmingham & Black Country

Erdington woman stabbed to death in house

A woman has been stabbed to death at a house in Birmingham.

Police were called to the house in Croydon Road, Erdington, during Thursday afternoon.

They forced their way inside and discovered the 58-year-old woman's body. A 65-year-old man was arrested in Birmingham city centre.

A post-mortem examination confirmed the woman died as a result of multiple stab wounds. Her death is being treated as murder.

Det Insp Stuart Kidd said initial inquiries led police to believe it was a domestic-related incident.

He said it was believed to be an isolated incident and urged anyone with information regarding the woman's death to contact the police.

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