Murder inquiry launched after man stabbed in Walsall
Police have launched a murder inquiry after a 19-year-old man was fatally stabbed in Walsall overnight.
Officers were called to an address in Willows Road at 1.46am this morning (Sunday) following reports of a disorder at a house party.
On arrival officers found a 19-year-old man injured. Despite the best efforts of emergency services at the scene, the man unfortunately died. He is not being named at this stage.
Officers are this morning carrying out house to house and forensic enquiries at the scene, which remains cordoned off.
Detective Inspector Ian Wilkins from the force’s homicide team said: “Investigations are at an early stage, but there appears to have been a party at an address in Willows Road which resulted in a disorder and a young man tragically losing his life. I would urge the person or persons responsible for the stabbing to come forward and hand themselves in. The police will find out who is responsible and I would ask them to search their conscience and come and talk to us as soon as possible."
Anyone with information or anyone who was at a party at an address in Willows Road to contact officers on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.