Man arrested after wife stabbed to death in Blackpool

A 75-year-old man from Lancashire has been arrested on suspicion of his wife's murder.

Police found the body of a 74-year-old woman at about 10:00 GMT on Sunday at a house on Links Road, Blackpool.

A post mortem gave the cause of death as multiple stab wounds and a blow to the head with a heavy object, believed to be a garden ornament, police said.

Det Supt Ian Critchley said police were not looking for anyone else in connection with the death.

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