Lancashire

Darwen stabbing: Three more arrests in murder probe

Hazel Avenue, Darwen Image copyright Google
Image caption The man was pronounced dead at the home in Hazel Avenue, police said

Three more men have been arrested following the fatal stabbing of a man in Lancashire.

The 42-year-old was found dead in a property on Hazel Avenue, Darwen, at about 16:15 BST on Thursday.

Police said a woman, 42, was also taken to hospital with stab wounds but has since been discharged.

Officers have made a total of nine arrests, including an 18-year-old man on suspicion of murder and the supply of class A drugs.

The three arrested on Friday evening in St Helens are aged 19, 23 and 44 and were questioned on suspicion of assisting an offender.

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