Harlow woman Claire Parrish died of blunt force injury
- 17 July 2012
- From the section Essex
A woman found with stab wounds died as a result of being struck in the stomach, a post-mortem examination has revealed.
Police called to Copshall Close in Harlow, shortly after 21:30 BST on Sunday found a man and a woman injured.
The woman, named by officers as 37-year-old Claire Parrish who lived at the property, died later in hospital.
A 45-year-old man from Harlow was also treated at hospital and was arrested on suspicion of murder.
A provisional post-mortem examination has shown the cause of Miss Parrish's death was blunt force trauma which caused internal bleeding.
The woman had also been stabbed, police confirmed.
The 45-year-old man, who had hand and facial injuries, remains in police custody.