Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Dawn Backhouse named as Sheffield stab victim

Dawn Backhouse
Image caption Dawn Backhouse died on the way to hospital

A woman who died after suffering stab wounds at a property in South Yorkshire has been named by police.

Officers were called to Langsett Grove, in the Walkley area of Sheffield, early on Thursday.

Dawn Backhouse, 31, was found with stab wounds and died on the way to hospital.

Officers found a 44-year-old man at the property suffering a single stab wound. He is in a life-threatening condition in hospital.

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