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Murder probe Man arrested after woman stabbed to death in Co Antrim

The incident occurred in Whitehead, Co Antrim, early on Saturday evening.

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A Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) patrol car equipped with Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras in Belfast.

A Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) patrol car equipped with Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras in Belfast.

A Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) patrol car equipped with Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras in Belfast.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was stabbed to death in Co Antrim.

Detectives launched a murder investigation following the report of a stabbing in Whitehead on Saturday evening.

Emergency services were called to a property in the Victoria Avenue area at around 6.10pm.

Officers attended along with colleagues from Northern Ireland Ambulance Service.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detective Inspector Foreman said: “A man has been arrested and is currently in police custody. At this stage we are not looking for any other suspects.

“Our inquiries are at any early stage.

“However, I would appeal to anyone with information to contact us on 101.

“Information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, which is 100% anonymous.”

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