Originally Posted by BBC News
A 93-year-old man who was found dead near his home is believed to have stabbed himself, police said.

Albert Taylor was found dead on Saturday by an old friend, outside his house in Knutsford, Cheshire.

Mr Taylor had suffered a single stab wound and a blood-stained knife was found close to his body, on a communal grassy area on Longridge, Shaw Heath.

Cheshire Police said a Home Office pathologist was satisfied no-one else had been involved in the attack

A police spokeswoman said: "The cause of death can now be confirmed as a fatal incision.

"From the findings of the Home Office pathologist, police are satisfied there is no evidence of an attack by a third party and the matter has now been placed in the hands of the coroner."

BBC News Report