DIDIM police are investigating the murder of a mother-of-four after an alleged meeting with her former partner resulted in her being stabbed to death.

Reports suggest that the former wife of the main suspect was the mother of four children from their relationship. This relationship had ended and the man had gone on to father two children with his second wife.

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Police and forensics teams at the scene of the stabbing

However, the former partners had met to discuss the care of their children at a second floor apartment in Sokak 1347, in Efeler district, late last week.

During this meeting an incident occurred in which the former wife received a number of stab wounds which proved fatal.

Police were alerted and called to the scene where the woman (40) was found dead. A suspect who had fled in a car was later detained and remains in custody while inquiries continue.