Saskatoon police major crimes and forensic investigators are at the scene of an early morning stabbing that sent a 39-year-old woman to hospital with what are being described as life threatening injuries.

In a news release, police said a 911 call came in at 1:06 a.m. CST on Tuesday from a home in the 800 block of Confederation Drive.

When police arrived they found the woman suffering from stab wounds to the neck and torso.

A 22-year-old man is now in police custody and is being investigated as a suspect in this case.

The investigation continues.