A man in his 40s has died after a suspected stabbing in a Wiltshire village and a woman in her 50s has since been arrested on suspicion of murder. 

Police were called to an address in Strawberry Fields, Easterton, near Devizes shortly after 8pm on Tuesday, July 2 after receiving reports that a man had sustained stab wounds. 

Emergency services responded to the incident and a police cordon was put in place.

Several police cars were pictured at the scene on the night of the incident.

Photos taken in the morning on July 3 show a forensic van conducting investigations and police still on scene.

The police cordon is still in place The police cordon is still in place (Image: Trevor Porter) officers are still guarding the area (Image: Trevor Porter)

The woman arrested on suspicion of murder was taken to Melksham custody for questioning. 

A spokesperson for Wiltshire Police, said: "Both individuals are believed to be known to each other and we would like to reassure residents that we do not believe there to be a wider risk to the public."

Emergency services were called to a property near Devizes following a serious incident  (Image: SWNS)

Police are asking anyone with information to call 101 and quote the log number 291 of July 2.