Leicester

Woman, 44, died from stab wound in Leicester

Police investigating a woman's death in Leicester have confirmed she died from a stab wound.

The 44-year-old was found dead at an address in Danvers Road following reports of a disturbance on Thursday.

A post-mortem examination has revealed she died as a result of a stab wound. A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A man was also found seriously injured at the address and is in a critical but stable condition in hospital.

Det Ch Insp Matt Hewson said: "The investigation is still in its early stages and an area within Danvers Road remains cordoned off to allow for a forensic examination.

"If anyone was in the area during the early hours of Thursday and remembers hearing a disturbance then I would urge you to contact us."

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