Murder investigation as Co. Derry woman dies following reported stabbing; man hospitalised
Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a woman was stabbed in Co. Derry last night.
The investigation follows a report of a stabbing in Limavady. A man has also been hospitalised.
Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell said: “We received a report, just after 8.20pm, that a woman had been stabbed at a property in the Sea Coast Road area of Limavady.
“Officers attended, along with colleagues from Northern Ireland Ambulance Service.
“Sadly, a woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
“A man, aged in his 50s, was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.
“Our enquiries are at any early stage. However, I would appeal to anyone with information, or who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area around that time, to contact us on 101 quoting reference number 2211 of 12/07/21.”
Information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, which is 100% anonymous.