West Cowick murder victim named by police

December 29, 2022

Police have this afternoon named the victim of yesterday's murder in West Cowick.

54-year-old Paul Hanson died after sustaining a fatal stab wound at a property in West Cowick on Wednesday, December 28.

Police were called to reports of an injured man at a property on Little London Lane at 7.15pm.

Paul Hanson, aged 54 was taken to hospital to receive medical treatment, but sadly he died shortly afterwards.

A woman, aged 53, was arrested on suspicion of murder and currently remains in police custody whilst we continue with lines of enquiry.

Paul’s family continue to be supported by specialist trained officers and have asked for privacy at this time.


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