4 Mar 2013

Stab accused remanded to mental health unit

8:06 pm on 4 March 2013

A woman charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in Nelson has been remanded to a mental health unit.

Three people were involved in the altercation on Sunday, which resulted in a man's death from stab wounds.

A woman who was also stabbed remains in a stable condition in intensive care at Nelson Hospital.

The third person, a woman in her 50s, was treated for superficial injuries and taken into custody.

Police have indicated that further charges may be laid.