Murder inquiry launched in Harlow

A WOMAN has died after she was stabbed in an early morning attack in Harlow.

James Hore

A WOMAN has died after she was stabbed in an early morning attack in Harlow.

The woman, who has not yet been named, was found just after 3am with stab wounds in the Hadley Grange area of the Essex town.

The local woman, in her 60s, was rushed to Princess Alexandra Hospital by ambulance but died a short time later.


You may also want to watch:


Cordons are in place in the area and forensic examinations are being carried out.

Police believe that the woman's attacker may be covered with blood and have appealed for the public's help.

Most Read

A post-mortem is set to be carried out this afternoon.

An Essex Police spokesman said: “It is probable that the person responsible will be bloodstained and police would like to hear from anyone who saw someone in the area with blood on them, or who knows of someone arriving home this morning with blood stains on them.”

Anyone with information about the incident has been asked to call detectives in Harlow on 0300 333 4444 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus