On Wednesday evening, a 52-year-old woman was stabbed to death in a family setting in the Antwerp municipality of Kiel, according to local police.
The incident occurred in the Woonhaven council housing block, and the victim died as a result of her injuries, despite emergency services attempted to resuscitate her on site.
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The assailant has since turned themselves into police custody, and the stabbing is believed to have occurred in a family context.
Later this evening, the Antwerp Public Prosecutor's Office will provide an update on the incident.