22.8 C
London
Saturday, August 8, 2020

Hard working NHS nurse murdered in street on Sunday during lockdown

Must Read

Hartlepool RNLI assist man who suffers serious illness on board ship and is flown to James Cook Hospital

Hartlepool RNLI & The Coastguard race to an emergency 3 miles of the coast of Hartlepool.

Coronavirus: Major incident declared in Greater Manchester

A major incident has this evening been declared by authorities within Greater Manchester after the rates in...

Police Success: I always knew I wanted to join the police from a young age from Cadet to Police Officer

Ever since Keaton can remember, he wanted to become a police officer. At 16 years old he...
Hard working NHS nurse murdered in street on Sunday during lockdown 3
Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.

Hard working NHS nurse was murdered in the street on Sunday evening during the UK Lockdown.

Victoria Woodhall, 31 and mum of three was stabbed to death outside of her home in Barnsley South Yorkshire.

Neighbours alerted the emergency services at 5pm when they heard screams.

Tragically Mrs Woodhall was murdered in front of other people in the street, the killer did not care who saw what was happening.

Armed police later arrested a man in his 40s on suspicion of murder.

Victoria had been enjoying a couple of days off work to celebrate her daughters 13th birthday.

Gareth Cowley aged 33 who is the father to Victoria’s oldest child saw her a few hours before she was murdered.

He said “My daughter has been staying with me during the week because of the coronavirus and Victoria working at the hospital.

“Victoria came down yesterday to mine to see our daughter and bring her some clean clothing, and me and Victoria had a little talk outside.”

”I tried to text Victoria at about 5.15pm and then my daughter got a phone call on her mobile from a next door neighbour telling her that her mum had been stabbed in the street and had died at the scene.

“She was attacked in the middle of the street.”

A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “A 40-year-old man is currently in custody after a 31-year-old woman was stabbed during an incident in Barnsley yesterday evening (Sunday 29 March).

“Emergency services were called to Windsor Crescent, Middlecliffe, just before 5pm, following concerns that a woman had been stabbed.

“Sadly, the woman was pronounced dead when officers arrived at the scene.

“The man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.

“There will continue to be an increased police presence in the area today as officers continue to carry out enquiries.

Anyone with information about what happened is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111. Please quote incident 471 of 29 March when passing on information.”

Enjoyed this article?

Then please consider following us on on Twitter or Instagram For the latest crime and policing news.

Coronavirus Information

There’s a lot of misinformation doing the rounds about #coronavirus, and it’s hard to know who to trust. Visit NHS Directly to find out what the symptoms are, how to prevent the spread, and who should stay at home..

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Latest News

- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This

Enjoyed this article?

Then please consider following us on on Twitter or Instagram For the latest crime and policing news.

Coronavirus Information

There’s a lot of misinformation doing the rounds about #coronavirus, and it’s hard to know who to trust. Visit NHS Directly to find out what the symptoms are, how to prevent the spread, and who should stay at home..