A MURDER investigation has been launched after a man died in hospital last night following an incident in Mapplewell.

Emergency services were called to an address on Braithwaite Street at around 10.15pm, following reports a man was critically ill from suspected stab wounds.

The man, 32, was taken to hospital but pronounced deceased shortly after arrival.

A post-mortem examination will take place later today to determine the cause of death.

A 31-year-old woman who was present at the address was arrested on suspicion of murder and currently remains in police custody assisting with enquiries.