Blackburn Teenager Arrested Over Parents' Stabbing

7 October 2011, 12:11

A teenager has been arrested over the death of his Dad and the stabbing of his mum in Blackburn.

Police were called by the ambulance service to Heys Close at 7.50am on Friday following reports a man and woman had been stabbed.

The man was found dead at the scene and the woman was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "At this stage it is thought that the man is 46 years old and the woman is believed to be 41 years old.

An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the incident and is currently in police custody.''

Sources said the man arrested was the son of the couple and that the incident was domestic-related.