Woman, 18, arrested after teenager 'stabbed to death in domestic incident' in Coventry

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A suspected stab victim died in hospital after being found injured in Coventry (SWNS)
A suspected stab victim died in hospital after being found injured in Coventry (SWNS)

An 18-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a suspected stabbing victim died in hospital.

West Midlands Police said the victim, an 18-year-old man, was thought to have been stabbed in Middle Ride in the Willenhall area of Coventry at about 10.10pm on Monday.

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He was found injured at the scene but died later in hospital.

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Police believe the incident may be “domestic related” and detectives are not looking for anyone else in connection with the man’s death.

Detective Inspector Hannah Whitehouse said: "This is a tragic loss of a young man's life.

"An investigation is under way and a forensic examination of the scene is currently taking place as we try to establish what happened.

"I'd urge anyone with any information to contact us as soon as they can."

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In a statement, West Midlands Police said: “We were called to reports of an injured man taken to hospital at around 10:10pm.

A police van at the scene of a suspected stabbing in Coventry (SWNS)
A police van at the scene of a suspected stabbing in Coventry (SWNS)

“Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of medical staff he later died.

“An 18-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of murder not long after and is currently in custody.

“The incident is thought to be domestic related and we’re not looking for anyone else at this stage.”

Anyone with information to assist the inquiry is urged to contact police on 101, quoting log number 5026 of 1 June, or they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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