A woman will remain in WA police custody overnight after a man was fatally stabbed in the Kimberley region.

Emergency services were called to the Mardiwah Loop Aboriginal Community, Halls Creek, just before 3pm (WST) on Tuesday following reports a man had been stabbed.

A 24-year-old man was taken to Halls Creek Hospital but died as a result of his injuries.

A 47-year-old woman was identified as a person of interest, police said, and taken into custody.

She will not be interviewed or charged until Wednesday.

The Major Crime Squad are flying to Halls Creek to investigate the death.

 

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