Murder investigation launched in Halifax

editorial image

Police have launched a murder inquiry after reports that a woman had been stabbed at a house in the West Yorkshire town yesterday.

Officers were called to a house on Solstice Way at 11.32am yesterday (Nov 26) and the woman was pronounced dead a short time later.

A man at the scene was found to have minor injuries.

Det Chief Insp Jim Griffiths is investigating the incident and said: “Enquiries into this incident are at an early stage and I would appeal to anyone who has any information about it to contact police on 101 quoting log 726 of Sunday 26 November.”

The spokesperson added that a man aged 35 has been arrested on suspicion of murder.