Woman killed in Chesterfield named by police

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POLICE have named the woman who died after being assaulted in Chesterfield on Thursday.

Sharon Knapper, 39, was taken to Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Hospital yesterday morning after being assaulted at a house on Tapton View Road.

A post mortem examination revealed the cause of her death was a stab wound.

The 41-year-old man who was arrested yesterday remains in police custody.

Anyone who saw any suspicious activity on Tapton View Road at about 8.30am or in Staveley at about 9am yesterday, where the man was arrested, should contact the police on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.