Sunday, August 14, 2011

#Jersey stabbing : #StHelier : Two children among the dead

A sixth person has died in hospital following a knife attack on Jersey.

The woman was left critically ill following reports five people had died in a multiple stabbing at a flat at Victoria Crescent, Upper Midvale Road, St Helier, just after 3pm.

She has since died at Jersey Hospital, a States of Jersey Police spokeswoman said.

The victims are two women, two men and two young children who are believed to be Jersey residents but whose identities have not been disclosed.

A 30-year-old man is under arrest at Jersey Hospital where he is recovering from surgery, police added.

Police urged anyone with information to contact them on 01534 612612.