Christchurch Police have taken two men into custody following the death of a woman in Sockburn this afternoon.
Emergency services responded to reports of a potential stabbing on Cheyenne Street at 4.20pm.
On arrival, a woman was located critically injured.
Medical assistance was immediately provided however she died at the scene a short time later.
Two men were taken into custody nearby and are assisting Police with our enquiries to establish exactly what has taken place.