Armed police are tackling the bloodbath which happened in the city of Wolverhampton after a woman and a man were confirmed dead this morning following a stabbing.
A woman in her 50s has been critically wounded in her stomach after the major incident in block of flats.
A police officer has been injured in the attack which happened at 9.45am this morning and stun grenades have been used.
According to police a woman believed to be in her 30s died at the scene in the Merry Hill area of the city and a male suspect also in his 30s died at the scene.
Armed police are on the scene and two people are known to have died Behind the scenes as two dead in UK stabbing Wed, March 8, 2017
A major incident is underway in the city of Wolverhampton after a woman and a man were confirmed dead this morning following a stabbing
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The scene at Highfield court
A man attacked two women before inflicting stab injuries on himself.
West Midlands Police spokesman
Police officers, rushed to the scene 9.45am, where they stormed a flat off Leasowes Drive in a bid to detain the suspect.
A male suspect also believed to be in his 30s was pronounced dead a short time later. They said they died following a 'domestic stabbing'.
Air Ambulances are on the scene after incident in Wolverhampton
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The incident took place in Wolverhampton
A West Midlands Police spokesman said: "Police were called to a block of flats in Leasowes Drive, in the Merry Hill area of the city, at around 9.45am where it is believed a man attacked two women before inflicting stab injuries on himself.
"Officers used stun grenades as they stormed the flat in a bid to distract and detain the knifeman.
An ambulance is seen parked outside the block of flats
A woman believed to be in her 30s died at the scene while the male suspect, also believed to be in his 30s, was pronounced dead a short time later.
"Another woman, believed to be in her 50s, has been taken to hospital with critical stomach wounds while a police officer was treated for minor injuries."