Teenager arrested after 15-year-old boy 'stabbed to death' near canal

The 15-year-old died after being found injured on Friday night.

Teenager and woman arrested after 15-year-old boy ‘stabbed to death’ at canal bridge in Wolverhampton iStock
Police: Teenager and woman arrested over death.

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a 15-year-old boy in Wolverhampton.

The victim was found injured near a canal bridge on Reapers Walk in the suburb of Pendeford at around 4.15pm on Friday and later died.

Police believe he was stabbed.

West Midlands Police said a 16-year-old boy from Wolverhampton was arrested shortly before 7pm.

A 46-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

A cordon has been placed at the scene and the force is speaking to witnesses and reviewing CCTV.

Anyone who may have information about what happened has been advised to contact West Midlands Police via the live chat service on its website.

Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, quoting reference number 2838 of 27/05/22.