Man, 22, held over woman's stab death


A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the stabbing to death of a woman.

Police were called by a member of the public at around 12.40pm on Thursday following a disturbance outside a property in Winner Street, Paignton, Devon.

Devon and Cornwall officers and ambulance personnel attended the scene and found a woman,  in her 30s, outside the property. She had sustained a number of knife wounds.

She was taken to Torbay District Hospital by ambulance where she later died.

A force spokesman said: "Police have yet to formally identify the woman and are currently locating next of kin.

"A 22-year-old man from Torquay has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody awaiting questioning.

"Police are not currently looking for anyone else in connection with this incident."