Christina Edkins' inquest due to begin today

Christina Edkins was described by her family as their 'princess'

An inquest is due to open today into the death of 16-year-old Christina Edkins, who was killed on her way to school in Birmingham a week ago.

She was stabbed on a bus in the City Centre during rush hour near Five Ways.

Twenty-two-year-old Phillip Simelane, from Walsall, is being held in a secure unit on suspicion of murder, and is due to be charged.


Christina Edkins' Funeral

Friends and family today gathered to remember Christina Edkins, who was stabbed to death two weeks ago today. A 22-year-old man has been charged with her murder.