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Man in his 90s dies after stabbing at Leicester house

A man in his 40s has been arrested.

Police were called to the address on Tuesday (Chris Radburn/PA)
Police were called to the address on Tuesday (Chris Radburn/PA)

A man in his 90s has died after being stabbed at a property in Leicester.

Officers from Leicestershire Police were called to Greendale Road in Glen Parva shortly before 4pm on Tuesday and discovered the body of the man.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and an elderly woman who was in the property at the time was not injured.

Our investigation is currently in its very early stages Jonathan Blockley

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and remains in custody, police added.

Detective Inspector Jonathan Blockley, from the East Midlands Special Operations Unit Major Crime team, said: “Our investigation is currently in its very early stages.

“We do not believe that there’s anyone else involved in this incident.”

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