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Sasha Marsden stabbed to death in Blackpool alley

2 February 2013 Last updated at 22:51 GMT

A teenage girl whose burned body was found in a Blackpool alleyway was stabbed in the head before attempts were made to set her on fire, police have said.

Sasha Marsden, 16, was found in an alleyway off Kirby Road, South Shore, at 21:15 GMT on Thursday.

A post-mortem examination found she died as a result of significant stab wounds to the head and face.

A 22-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder remains in police custody.

Ben Ando reports.