Three men are arrested after 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Wolverhampton
- Police arrested two 22-year-old men on suspicion of murder following the death
- Another 39-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender
Police have arrested three men on after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Wolverhampton.
The teenager was found suffering from life-threatening knife wounds at a house on Warnford Walk, in Wolverhampton before being declared dead at the scene.
Police and paramedics rushed to the scene of the incident at 4.30pm on September 18 where officers gave him CPR and medics tried to save his life.
Two 22-year-old men have now been arrested on suspicion of murder while a 39-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.
The suspects are now being held in custody as the murder investigation continues, West Midlands Police said in a statement.
Police have arrested three men after a 16-year-old was stabbed to death in a house on Warnford Walk, in Wolverhampton
Two 22-year-old men were arrested on suspicion of murder while a third 39-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender
A spokesperson for West Midlands Police said: ‘Officers who attended the address gave CPR and he was treated by paramedics but sadly the 16-year-old was declared dead at the scene.
‘His family are being supported by specialist officers at this awful time and are being updated as our murder investigation continues today.’
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesperson said: ‘We were called at 4.28pm to reports of a stabbing at a private address on Warnford Walk in Penn, Wolverhampton.
‘One ambulance, a paramedic officer, the Midland Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.
‘Upon arrival we found a teenage male who was assessed and had sustained life-threatening injuries.
‘He received advanced life support from ambulance staff at the scene.
‘Unfortunately, despite the best efforts it became clear that nothing more could be done to save him and he was confirmed deceased.’