Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Woman arrested over Sheffield stabbing murder

The crime scene
Image caption Police said the road had been reopened

A woman in her 70s has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a homeless woman who was stabbed to death in Sheffield.

The victim, who has now been named as Dimitrina Borisova, 46, died from stab wounds after being attacked on Blackstock Road on Thursday.

A 44-year-old man held on suspicion of murder on Thursday remains in custody.

South Yorkshire Police said a local woman in her early 70s was arrested on suspicion of murder on Friday.

A police spokesman said the road had been reopened but officers would remain in the area over the next 24 hours.

Ms Borisova had no fixed abode but had been living in the Hillsborough area of the city, police said.

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