A woman has died after being stabbed in Townsville, and police have arrested a man who is reportedly known to her.
Emergency services were called to a property on Wellington Street shortly after midday on Thursday after reports that a woman had been stabbed.
According to Acting Inspector Chris Hicks, paramedics and police tried to save the woman’s life, but she had suffered multiple stab wounds.
According to Hicks, the woman was still alive when police arrived, but she later died.
A man was apprehended at a nearby address after he was found with two knives.
Hicks said the police believed that the suspect was the offender.
The woman and the man were reportedly known to each other, but he could not provide any further details about their relationship.