A WOMAN has been stabbed to death at a mental health hospital in Gloucester.

Emergency services were called at around 7.30am on Wednesday, July 9 to Wotton Lawn Hospital in Gloucester following reports that a woman had been stabbed.

The victim, who was reportedly a member of staff at Wotton Lawn, was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital but died of her injuries at around 8.30am.

A man in his 60s has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody.