Murder arrest over Horncastle stabbing

Mareham Road, Horncastle
Image caption Police cordoned off an area in Mareham Road, Horncastle, after the fatal stabbing

A man has been arrested after a fatal stabbing at a house in Horncastle, Lincolnshire.

The victim, a local man, was found with a knife wound at the property on Mareham Road at 20:54 GMT on Monday, and pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the area had been cordoned off to allow forensic examinations to take place.

A 36-year-old Horncastle man was arrested at the house on suspicion of murder.

The Lincolnshire force has appealed for anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in Mareham Road on Monday evening to come forward.

Relatives of the victim have left floral tributes outside the property.

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