A woman found murdered in a house in Toronto Road in Portsmouth has been named as 36-year-old Nadine Burden. The woman was found with multiple stab wounds. It is understood that the attack is related to a Seventy Pound Drug deal that the woman set up and the pair had come around for their share of the drug. The woman was stabbed with a knife that Police have spent the day looking for by searching the property nearby drains and an area close to the murder scene,The two local woman who we have chosen not to name remain in Police custody at Portsmouth Central Police station. Officers from Hampshire Police major crime department have been given a further time by magistrates.
Detective Inspector Simon Baker, said: “We are continuing to appeal for anyone who was in the area of Toronto Road on Saturday night who may have seen anything suspicious to come forward and speak to us. If you have any information, no matter how small it may seem, please speak to us and tell us what you know.”
Two people, both from Portsmouth, have been arrested in connection with this incident; A 43-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder, and a 52-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. Both women are in police custody people questioned by officers.