A man has been arrested after a woman was found dead and another suffered multiple stab wounds.
Merseyside Police said the 21-year-old was being held on suspicion of murder and assault following two incidents in Garston, Liverpool, on Thursday night.
A 60-year-old woman was found dead and a 54-year-old woman is in hospital in a serious but stable condition.
Officers were called to Vesta Road at about 6pm where the injured woman was found and taken to hospital.
The man, from Allerton, was arrested close to the scene.
Following enquiries, police attended a second report of an assault in Hardy Street at 6.40pm where the body of the 60-year-old woman was found.