A MAN died after sustaining stab wounds at an address in Bournemouth, prompting a murder investigation.

At 2.20am on Friday June 19, Dorset Police was called by the ambulance service to reports of a 46-year-old Bournemouth man with stab wounds at a property in Eldon Place, Westbourne.

He died at the scene and his next of kin have been informed and coroner notified.

Bournemouth Echo: Picture: Corin Messer/BNPSPicture: Corin Messer/BNPS

A woman aged in her 40s and a teenage boy were taken to hospital with injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening.

Officers have arrested a 31-year-old man from Bournemouth, who also attended hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, on suspicion of murder.

Detective inspector Andy Bell, of Dorset Police, said: “We are carrying out a thorough investigation to establish the full circumstances of what happened.

“I would like to hear from anyone who may have any information to assist my investigation.”

A cordon has been put in place while crime scene investigators examine the scene.

Officers are carrying out house-to-house visits and making CCTV enquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on www.dorset.police.uk, via email to 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk, or by calling 101, quoting incident number 19:35.

Alternatively, people can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.