Police have revealed that 44-year-old Denise Richardson, who was found dead at a house in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, died as a result of stab wounds.
Detectives from Nottinghamshire Police are continuing to question a 52-year-old man who was arrested at the scene, and are appealing to anyone who has recently been in contact with Denise to contact them.
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The toddler died after suffering eight months of abuse at the hands of her legal guardian Kandyce Downer.
After a cool start, Thursday will be another dry and warm day with some good spells of sunshine.
A cool start to Thursday. A dry and sunny day should develop, with plenty of warm sunshine as winds also remain light.