Man arrested after fatal stabbing in Gloucester

9:38am Wednesday 19th February 2014

A 22 -YEAR-OLD man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with a stabbing in Gloucester last night.

He was arrested at 2.30am from an address in Gloucester and is currently being held at Cheltenham Police Station.

A woman died after being stabbed in Gloucester yesterday, Tuesday.

Police were called to reports of a man attacking the woman at a shop in Southgate Street at approximately 5.50pm.

A white tent was put up outside at Fringe Benefits and La Bella Beauty salon.

The ambulance service attended the incident and transported the 20-year-old victim to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital but she sadly passed away.

The next of kin and coroner have been informed.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information should call 101, quoting incident 340 of February 18.

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