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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.

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Police still appealing for witnesses after suspected sectioned under Mental Health Act

“Despite this latest development, the investigation continues and we still need to hear from anyone who has not yet come forward.

“I want to reiterate that we’re not looking for anyone else in connection with Christina’s murder.

“The family, who are still extremely distressed, have been kept up to date with the progress of the investigation. We continue to support them at this very difficult time.”

– Det Supt. Baker

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