Man arrested after woman found stabbed


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A man was arrested on suspicion of murder today after a woman was stabbed to death, police said.

Merseyside Police were called to a disturbance at an address in Waltham Road, Anfield, Liverpool, at around 3.30am where officers found the victim with a single stab wound to the abdomen.

The woman, 42, who has not been named, was taken to hospital where she later died.

A 33-year-old man was held at the scene and arrested on suspicion of murder. He remains in custody for questioning.

Police said the house was sealed off for forensic examinations and house-to-house inquiries were taking place.

Any witnesses to the incident should call Merseyside Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.