Hoghton body find 'linked to rail death'
- 12 August 2013
- From the section Lancashire
A murder inquiry has started after the body of a woman was discovered with stab wounds at a house in Lancashire.
The 57-year-old woman was found in the property in Charles Crescent, Hoghton, near Preston, at about 20:30 BST on Sunday.
The death is thought to be linked to an incident earlier on Sunday, in which a 58-year-old man was struck and killed by a train in Hoghton, police said.
Officers are not treating his death as suspicious.
Lancashire Police said they were not looking for anyone else in connection with the woman's death.
A post-mortem examination found her cause of death to be multiple injuries, including stab wounds.