Woman killed, two people in critical condition

Woman killed, two people in critical condition

Canterbury

Attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Scott Anderson: 
 
A woman is dead and two people are in a critical condition after an incident in Ilam Road, Christchurch this evening.
 
Police were called to the scene at 7.50pm.  
 
The deceased woman and a man were stabbed by a second man. That man then turned the knife on himself.  
 
Those involved were all known to each other and Police are not seeking anyone else. 
 
A number of cordons are in place around the scene and a scene guard will remain in Ilam Road overnight.
 
No further information is expected to be available tonight.
 
ENDS
 
Issued by Police Media Centre.