A woman has died and two others have been injured after multiple stabbings at a supported living property in Stirling, STV News understands.
Another woman has been arrested and charged in connection with the fatal stabbing and two serious assaults.
Police were called to the scene on Craighall Street at around 11am on Tuesday.
A 54-year-old woman was taken to Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital by ambulance where she later died.
Two other women, aged 29 and 58, were injured in the incident.
The property is run by the Richmond Fellowship Scotland, an adult mental health and learning disability charity.
A spokesperson told STV News: “We and all of our staff members are deeply saddened over this tragedy.
“Our thoughts are with all those affected at this devastating time.”
Clackmannanshire and Stirling Health and Social Care Partnership commission the charity to provide 24/7 supported accommodation and care for adults.
Police confirmed a 32-year-old woman had been charged in connection with the death and serious assaults.
She is expected to appear at Stirling Sheriff Court on Thursday.
Detective inspector Scott Roxburgh said: “At this time, our thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased, along with everyone else involved in this incident.
“We’d like to thank the local community for their patience and understanding as officers carry out enquiries in the area.”
A Clackmannanshire and Stirling Health and Social Care Partnership spokesperson said: “Our heartfelt thoughts and sympathies are with this individual’s family and the other people involved in this tragic incident. Support is being offered to those affected.
“As a Police investigation is now underway, we are unable to comment further at this time.”
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