A man has been stabbed to death and his partner is fighting for life after an incident at a caravan park, police said.
A murder inquiry has been launched after the events early this morning in Heysham, Lancashire.
A police spokesman said that at 12.45am officers were called by the ambulance service to reports that a 26 year old woman had been stabbed at Stud Farm Holiday Park.
Upon arrival officers discovered the woman suffering from serious stab wounds to the neck, stomach and back. Her 28 year old partner was found nearby also suffering from stab wounds.
Both were taken to the Royal Preston Hospital, where the man died of his injuries. The woman has since been transferred to Royal Blackburn Hospital where she remains in a critical condition.
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