Murder investigation after boy stabbed to death in UK

17 year old teenager was murdered whilst three others were wounded in Manchester, UK.

Officers were called to the scene around 7.30pm on Sunday after receiving reports of a disturbance on the street in the Moss Side area of the city.

The victim, 17, died after the incident broke out in Henbury Street, Greater Manchester Police said.

Paramedics were called but the boy could not be saved.

The three other victims wounds aren’t thought to be life-threatening.

A murder investigation has been launched and another 17-year-old boy was arrested at the scene. He is currently being questioned in custody.

Superintendent Leon Jacobs of the force’s city of Manchester division said: “This is a dreadful incident and we are working hard to establish how this boy came to lose his life.

“Our specialist officers are supporting the boy’s family and our thoughts are with them as they struggle to come to terms with their loss.

“We also wish those in hospital a speedy recovery. While our investigations are in their infancy, we have already made one arrest.

“This is a fast-paced inquiry and it is vital we secure any information that the public possess in relation to this.

“Were you in the area at the time? Did you see the altercation occur within the Henbury Street area or see what led to it? If you can assist or have dash cam or CCTV footage, then please contact police immediately.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 44 0800 555 111

 


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