Darwen stabbing sees three arrested over murder, including boy of 15

Hazel Avenue, Darwen Image copyright Google
Image caption The man was found with "a number of stab wounds" on Hazel Avenue and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said

Three people, including a 15-year-old boy, have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed in Darwen.

The 42-year-old was found dead with stab wounds in a property on Hazel Avenue at about 16:15 on Thursday.

A woman, 42, is in a stable condition in Blackpool Victoria Hospital after also being stabbed, police said.

A 23-year-old man and two boys, aged 15 and 16, all from Liverpool, are being questioned in custody.

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