Two dead and one injured in stabbing
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Man attacked two women before stabbing himself in Wolverhampton

Two people have died and a woman critically injured in a stabbing incident at a block of flats in Wolverhampton.

Police said it was believed a man attacked two women before inflicting stab injuries on himself.

The attack happened in a block of flats in Leasowes Drive, in the Penn area of the city, at about 09:45 GMT.

Supt Keith Fraser, of Wolverhampton Police, said: "Our officers knew there was an armed man behind the front door of that flat, they acted swiftly and with huge courage to quickly gain entry and detain the man.

"However, it was clear he too had suffered a serious knife wound and died shortly afterwards."

  • 08 Mar 2017