UPDATE: 16-Year-Old Boy Charged With Murder Of Woman In Halifax

Cumberland Close. Picture thanks to Google Streetview

A 16-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a stabbing in Ovenden.

A 16 year old boy has been charged with the murder of 23-year-old Paige Gibson following a stabbing on Cumberland Close in Halifax on Friday morning (7/6).

He is due to appear before Bradford Youth Court this morning (10/6)

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The incident happened on Cumberland Close in Halifax in the early hours of Friday morning.

At around 5:30am, officers were called by ambulance to reports that a 23-year-old woman had been stabbed.

She was rushed to hospital, but died from her injuries.

West Yorkshire Police, Detective Superintendent Nicola Bryar is investigating the incident and said: “Clearly people will be shocked by the nature of this incident and we are doing all we can to provide additional support and reassurance to the local community.

“We are continuing to investigate the circumstances and at this stage I would ask that any witnesses or anyone with further information contact the non-emergency number 101.”

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