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The parents of a 16-year-old schoolgirl stabbed to death on a bus during the morning rush hour in Birmingham have spoken publicly for the first time since the death of their daughter, Christina Edkins.
The parents of Christina Edkins, who was stabbed to death on a bus in Birmingham last Thursday (March 7), have spoken of the loss of their 'beautiful princess'.
West Midlands Police have said they have been given authority by the Crown Prosecution Service to charge Phillip Simelane, 22, with 16-year-old Christina Edkins’ murder.
The man accused of stabbing 16-year-old schoolgirl Christina Edkins is to be charged with murder.
West Midlands Police have named him as 22-year-old Walsall man Phillip Simelane.
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Fifteen days after Christina Edkins was stabbed to death on a Birmingham bus, her funeral was held at St. Philips Cathedral