No known link between Christina and 22-year-old at the moment


Call dedicated hotline 0800 096 0095 if you were on the no. 9 bus at the time of the incident or if you have info on the suspect's movements


At the moment there is no known link between Christina and the 22y/o man in custody. Murder weapon has not yet been traced.


Detectives exploring lots of possible motives but at the moment this appears to be a totally random attack.


Bus stabbing suspect sectioned

A 22-year-old man that is in police custody on suspicion of murder has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act. 16-year-old Christina Edkins was stabbed on a bus on Hagley Road in Birmingham on Thursday morning.