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Woman who was stabbed to death in Aylesbury named

Wood White Drive

Published by Dan Gooding at 10:14am 11th July 2018. (Updated at 12:15pm 11th July 2018)

The woman who was stabbed to death in Aylesbury at the weekend has been named.

Police have told us this morning that the 54-year-old victim was Lorna Myers.

She was killed when she was stabbed in the chest on Saturday afternoon.

  • Formal identification took place yesterday afternoon (10/7). 
  • A post mortem was carried out on Sunday (8/7) and the cause of death was established as a stab wound to the chest.
  • A 14-year-old boy was also injured as a result of the incident. He sustained non-life threatening injuries and was taken to hospital, where he remains.
  • A 32-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder. He remains in police custody.
Wod White Drive
Police on the scene on Sunday morning

Head of the Major Crime Unit, Detective Superintendent Ian Hunter said:

“This is a tragic incident which has resulted in the death of Lorna Myers, injuries to a 14-year-old boy and untold impact on friends, family and the local community.

“The scenewatch at Wood White Drive has now been lifted. I would like to thank local residents for their cooperation and patience while police officers and staff were at the scene carrying out vital enquiries.

“Finally, I want to take this opportunity to reach out to anyone who has any information about the incident or witnessed anything suspicious in the area to contact police. You can do this by visiting your nearest police station or calling 101 and quoting reference number 969 (7/7).”

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