Murder investigation launched as 82 year old stabbed to death.

Police have launched a murder investigation following the murder of an 82-year-old man stabbed to death in his own home.

The grim discovery was made at a property in Walkley Hill in Stroud, Gloucestershire.

Officers launched the murder inquiry after it was discovered he had die from stab wounds.

Police have arrested a 47-year-old man on suspicion of murder.