A WOMAN has been knifed to death at home as cops arrest the injured suspect who remains in hospital.
Police are waiting to question the man who allegedly suffered wounds during the murder of a 28-year-old woman.
Cristina Ortiz-Lozano, from Southampton, was found fatally stabbed at the house just before 10pm on Saturday.
She died of multiple stab wounds, according to a Hampshire Police spokesman.
The 29-year-old suspect was arrested and taken to hospital leaving detectives waiting for him to be discharged before they can question him.
The force spokesman said: “A murder investigation was launched and a 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of her murder.
“The man remains in hospital at this time receiving treatment for injuries we believe he sustained during the incident.
“He will be questioned by officers in police custody once he is well enough to be discharged.
“A post-mortem examination has confirmed that Cristina died of multiple stab wounds.”
Ms Ortiz-Lozano’s family said in a statement: “Cristina, you passed away too soon, to join your dog Noa.
“We will never forget your vitality, your happiness or your determination to achieve your goals.
“You always gave the best of yourself to your family, your doggies, your dreams.
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Detective Inspector Toby Elcock said: “Cristina’s family is being supported by specialist officers at this sad time.
“We want to say that this was not a drug-related incident, however it was isolated and both parties were known to each other.
“Officers remain at the scene today carrying out enquiries and neighbourhood officers continue to patrol the area.”
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