Student, 16, died from stab wounds

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A 16-YEAR-OLD girl was fatally stabbed in the head and face before attempts were made to set her on fire in an alleyway.

A post-mortem examination showed Sasha Marsden, from Blackpool, Lancashire, died as a result of “significant stab wounds”, police said.

The college student, above, was found in the resort’s South Shore area at about 9pm on Thursday.

Lancashire Constabulary said it has been given more time to question a 22-year-old man.