UK

Fatally Stabbed Woman Named As Kirsty Wright

16/03/2014 21:51 GMT | Updated 16/03/2014 22:59 GMT

A 21-year-old woman who was fatally stabbed has been named by police.

Kirsty Wright died in hospital this morning and a murder investigation was launched after she was attacked at an address in Evesham Road in Redditch, Worcestershire, on Saturday, West Mercia Police said.

stabbing

Kirsty Wright

Detectives are continuing to question a 29-year-old man arrested at the scene on suspicion of Ms Wright's murder.

Superintendent Kevin Purcell, of West Mercia Police, moved to reassure local residents and said such incidents were rare.

"We will work with the community to bring the offender to justice and support the family, who my thoughts are with at this difficult time," he added.