Police guard house where Sheffield man, 85, was stabbed to death

A house in Sheffield where a man, aged 85, was stabbed to death is under police guard this morning.

Detectives launched a murder probe yesterday morning after an 85-year-old man, named locally as Alan Grayson, was found seriously injured in his home on Orgreave Lane, Handsworth.

Emergency services at the scene on Orgreave Lane, Handsworth.

Emergency services at the scene on Orgreave Lane, Handsworth.

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He was treated at the scene for a stab wound but could not be saved and was pronounced dead a short time later.

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An 83-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of murder.

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Police officers carried out door-to-door enquiries yesterday in an attempt to piece together all the circumstances surrounding the death while forensics experts examined the crime scene.

Officers remain at the house this morning.