Cops launch murder investigation after horror attack leaves woman, 52, dead and teenager fighting for life

A WOMAN has been killed and a teenager left fighting for his life after a horror attack in Paisley, Scotland.

Detectives and paramedics rushed to the scene of the incident on Penilee Road, Ralston, at around 5pm yesterday after reports of two injured people.

 A 16-year-old boy was rushed to hospital

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A 16-year-old boy was rushed to hospital
 A woman was found dead at the scene

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A woman was found dead at the scene

The woman, 52, was pronounced dead at the scene and the 16-year-old boy taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The teen – whose condition is described as “critical” by medical staff – is being cared for at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

The street was closed while detectives carried out enquiries.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Police received a report of two people being injured on Penilee Road Paisley.

“Emergency services attended and a 52-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

 Murder probe in Paisley

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Murder probe in Paisley
 The street was sealed offCops are treating the woman's death as murder and the attack on the teenager as attempted murder.

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The street was sealed offCops are treating the woman’s death as murder and the attack on the teenager as attempted murder.

“A 16-year-old male has been taken to hospital.

“Police are treating the incidents as murder and attempted murder and enquiries are ongoing.”

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