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Shipley stabbings

Police investigating the stabbing of a nine-year-old boy in Shipley have made several arrests. They have also discovered the body of an 84-year-old woman who had been stabbed.

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Woman's body found in Shipley during investigation of attempted murder of 9-year-old boy

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of an 84-year-old woman was found at a house in Shipley. The same man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with the stabbing of a 9-year-old boy at Carnegie Skate Park yesterday afternoon.

Police were investigating the stabbing of the 9-year-old boy when they found the body of 84-year-old Louisa Denby in the bedroom of her home on Prospect Mount in Shipley. She had suffered numerous stab wounds. Another 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder.

Three other local men aged 18,24 and 29 are in police custody after being arrested in connection with the stabbing of the 9-year-old boy. The injured boy remains in a stable condition in Leeds General Infirmary where he's expected to undergo surgery this morning.

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