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Three more arrested after fatal nightclub stabbing

Three men from Birmingham have been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man at nightclub in Coventry.

Daniel Kirkwood, who was 18, suffered a stab wound to the neck at The Society nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Four men aged between 19 and 28 were later arrested travelling in a car in Leicestershire. They're being questioned on suspicion of murder.

This morning a further three men, aged 18, 22 and 24, were arrested in Birmingham.

All seven men remain in police custody at stations in Birmingham and Coventry.

Detective Chief Inspector Sam Ridding said:

“A young man has tragically lost his life while enjoying a night out at a club with friends.

“We are investigating what led up to the attack and why anyone would want to kill Daniel.

“As part of our enquiries we want to hear from anyone who was at the Society club on Saturday night, or who was in the area and may have seen something.”

– Detective Chief Inspector Sam Ridding, from West Midlands Police Homicide Team


Teenager killed at Coventry nightclub

This is now called The Society nightclub on Tower Street Credit: Google Maps

A teenager has been killed at a Coventry nightclub.

It happened at the Society nightclub in Tower Street at 2am this morning.

Police were called to the venue last night in response to reports of a disturbance inside. An 18-year-old man was found fatally wounded outside, and he was pronounced dead on arrival in hopsital.

Another 18-year-old is in hospital with serious injuries, while a 17-year-old has also been hurt.

Officers have now launched a murder investigation. Tower Street is expected to remain closed for most of today while forensics experts scour the scene for evidence.

Man dies in Kenilworth car crash this morning

A man was confirmed dead at the scene Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

A driver has been killed in a car crash in Kenilworth in the early hours of this morning.

Paramedics were called to the scene on the A46, near the junction with the A452 at 5am.

They found that a car had left the road and crashed into a tree. The man driving the car was confirmed dead at the scene.

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