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Murder probe after woman stabbed

A murder investigation is under way after a 21-year-old woman died in hospital after being stabbed.

West Mercia Police said officers had launched an inquiry after the woman was assaulted at an address in Redditch, Worcestershire, yesterday morning.

A force spokesman said: "Detectives from West Mercia Police confirm the investigation into the stabbing of a 21-year-old female in Evesham Road, Redditch, yesterday is now a murder inquiry following the death of the victim this morning."

Police said a 29-year-old man who was arrested at the scene remains in custody.

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