Police continue to question stab suspect

The hospital where Sharon Wall was stabbed to death.
The hospital where Sharon Wall was stabbed to death. Credit: PA

Police are continuing to question a 60-year-old man over the killing of a healthcare assistant who was stabbed to death at a hospital.

Sharon Wall, 53, died an hour after being stabbed at work on Wednesday morning at Wotton Lawn Hospital in Gloucester.

Gloucestershire Police said magistrates had authorised a further 36 hours for detectives to question the man on suspicion of murder.

Detective Chief Inspector Steve Porter, the senior investigating officer, said: "The family are extremely distressed at the tragic loss of their loved one and have asked for some privacy and time to grieve during this difficult period."

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Police question suspect after hospital worker stabbing

Police have named the woman who was stabbed to death at Wotton Lawn Hospital in Gloucester yesterday as Sharon Wall, a 53-year-old healthcare assistant, from the town. A 60-year-old man has been arrested in connection with Ms Wall's death.