Man in his 90s found stabbed to death at house in Leicester

Police cordon tape around a crime scene, with a fence in the background.

A man in his 90s has died after being stabbed at a house in Leicester.

Police were called to the address just before 4pm on Tuesday where they found the body of the elderly man, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

An elderly woman who was in the property in Greendale Road, Glen Parva, at the time was not injured, Leicestershire Police said.

Greendale Road, Glen Parva, Leicester, where the man's body was found on Tuesday afternoon (Picture: Google Maps)

Detective Inspector Jonathan Blockley, from the East Midlands Special Operations Unit (EMSOU) Major Crime team, said a man was arrested at the scene a short time later but enquiries are ongoing.

He said: “Our investigation is currently in its very early stages.

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“A man was arrested at the scene a short time later. He remains in custody and our enquiries are ongoing.

“A scene preservation remains in place at this time. We do not believe that there’s anyone else involved in this incident.”

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