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ASDA have announced its stores across Birmingham and the Black Country will collect money in memory of murdered Halesowen schoolgirl Christina Edkins.
Mental health professionals are continuing to talk to a man suspected of fatally stabbing a 16-year-old girl on a bus. The man, 22, was sectioned last night under the Mental Health Act.
He's been moved to what police describe as a "secure facility" for further assessment. Christina Edkins died on Thursday as she travelled to school.
Mental health professionals are continuing to talk to a 22-year-old man suspected of stabbing to death 16-year-old Christina Edkins on a bus in Birmingham city centre on Thursday (March 7).
The man was sectioned last night under the Mental Health Act 1983. He's been moved to what police describe as a 'secure facility' for further assessment.
Many people arrived at the scene today to lay flowers, including Philip Partridge.
He says that his brother died under tragic circumstances. Philip told ITV News Central how Christina's death brought back memories.
A suspect arrested on suspicion of murdering 16-year-old Christina Edkins in Birmingham has tonight been sectioned under the Mental Health Act.
He will now be sent to a secure facility after the latest assessment by mental health professionals deemed him unfit to be interviewed any further by detectives.
The 22-year-old has been regularly assessed by medical experts throughout his time in police custody.
West Midland Police detectives have been given a further 12 hours to question the man in custody following the fatal stabbing of 16-year-old girl on a Birmingham bus yesterday.
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A 22-year-old man was arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a "bright and popular" teenager on a bus as she travelled to school.
West Midlands Police have launched a manhunt after a 16-year-old girl was fatally stabbed on a bus in Birmingham on her way to school.