Man arrested after Basingstoke stabbing

A man has been stabbed at an address in Blackdown Close, Basingstoke this morning.

Detectives from the Hampshire Major Investigation Team are investigating the stabbing that took place at 4.30am this morning.

The victim was taken to Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital by ambulance but died from his injuries.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody.

This appears to have been an isolated incident between known parties. There has been a lot of police activity in the area this morning and we would like to thank residents for their co-operation and assistance while we carry out vital forensic examinations of the scene."

– Dave Storey, Detective Inspector

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Basingstoke stabbing

A man was stabbed in Basingstoke during the early hours of this morning.