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Boy, 14, arrested after 17-year-old stabbed to death in Bristol

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested after a 17-year-old male was stabbed to death in Bristol on Saturday.

A murder investigation has been launched after the victim was found with a stab wound to the chest in Bedminster shortly before 1.30pm.

The 17-year-old was taken to hospital but died a short time later.

Police said on Sunday that a 14-year-old boy had been arrested in connection with the stabbing.

A post-mortem examination and formal identification of the victim will take place at a later date.

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Specialist crime scene investigators examined Mansfield Street on Saturday as well as an address in Parson Street where the assault took place.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary said in a statement: "We've launched a murder investigation after a teenage boy died following an assault in Bristol yesterday.

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"A 17-year-old boy was found with a stab wound to the chest on Mansfield Street, Bedminster, shortly before 1.30pm.

"The boy was taken to hospital but tragically died a short time later. His next of kin have been informed."

Detective Inspector Phil Walker, of the Major Crime Investigation Team, said: "We're carrying out a full investigation into what is clearly a very tragic incident.

"Our thoughts are with the boy's family as they come to terms with their loss and specially trained family liaison officerRead More – Source