Nicholas Southall was a friend of the boy, named locally as Azim Azam, who was stabbed to death on his way to college this morning.
A 16-year-old who died after being stabbed on his way to college this morning has been named locally as Azim Azam.
There's an increased police presence in the area this evening and friends have been paying tribute.
Detective Superintendent Mark Payne appeals for witnesses to a fatal stabbing this morning in Moseley to come forward.
This afternoon police have said this is "a tragic case." They say the stabbing took place after two teenagers got off a bus at Yardley Green Road in Moseley this morning.
They believe the 16-year-old had recently enrolled at college and that two teenagers were arguing before the attack.
Detectives are appealing for anyone who saw anything to contact them.
Yardley Wood Road in Moseley has now reopened following the stabbing of a 16-year-old boy this morning.
A police investigation is underway after officers were called to Hayfield Road just after 8:30 this morning.
The police officer leading the investigation into the murder of a 16-year-old in Moseley says the force is "committed to finding the person or people responsible and bringing them before the courts."
A murder investigation has today been launched following a stabbing in which a young man has needlessly lost his life.
We’re working hard to understand the precise circumstances surrounding the attack. At this time it is unclear if the attack happened on the bus or in the street. Because of this I need anyone who was on the number 2 bus this morning around Yardley Wood Road to contact me immediately.
A major police investigation is underway after a 16-year-old boy died after being stabbed.
It happened on Hayfield Road at the junction of Yardley Wood Road in Moseley just after 8:30 this morning.
It's thought he had just got off the number two bus - it's not known if he was attacked in the street or on the bus.
Police say the motive for an attack on a 16-year-old boy this morning remains unclear, although their initial inquiries suggest it was a dispute between two youngsters, and not a random attack.
Police were called to Hayfield Road at the junction of Yardley Wood Road just after 8:30 this morning.
The boy was taken to hospital in a critical condition and later died of his injuries.
A major police investigation is underway after a 16-year-old boy has died after being stabbed.
Police were called to the stabbing in Moseley just after 8:30 this morning.