Lancashire

Man, 87, held over woman's fatal stabbing in Blackburn

Aberdare Close Blackburn Image copyright Google
Image caption Police said officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident

An 87-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the fatal stabbing of a woman in Lancashire.

A post-mortem examination found that Marian Smith, 74, died of stab wounds following the attack in Blackburn, Lancashire Police said.

A spokesman said officers were called to the address in Aberdare Close just after 09:10 BST on Thursday.

He said police were not looking for anyone else in connection with the woman's death.

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