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Aylesbury murder: Man detained under Mental Health Act

Wood White Drive

Published by Charlotte Fisher at 4:23pm 12th July 2018

A man, who was arrested after a woman was stabbed to death in Aylesbury, has been detained under the Mental Health Act. 

The 54-year-old woman was formally identified as Lorna Myers yesterday (11/07).

What happened:

  • Police were called at around 3:45pm on Saturday (7/7) to Wood White Drive on Buckingham Park
  • Officers attended the scene where a woman had sustained stab wounds.
  • Sadly, she was pronounced dead at the scene
  •  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.
Aylesbury murder
Scene of the crime

A post mortem established the cause of death as a stab wound to the chest.

This afternoon (12/7) the man who was arrested was detained under the Mental Health Act.

We continue to appeal to anyone with information to contact police quoting reference number 969 (7/7).

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