Shropshire

Murder arrest after woman stabbed in Telford

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Image caption The woman was pronounced dead at the scene in Sixth Avenue

A 70-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was stabbed to death in Shropshire.

The 52-year-old woman was stabbed at an address on Sixth Avenue, Ketley Bank, Telford, at about 23:20 GMT on Tuesday.

The victim, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 70-year-old man was taken to hospital to receive treatment for injuries, believed to be slight, West Mercia Police said.

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