Bus stabbing suspect sectioned under mental health act

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BREAKING: The 22-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murdering Christina Edkins has tonight been sectioned under the Mental Health Act.

West Midlands Police say the man will now be sent to a secure facility after the latest assessment by mental health professionals deemed him unfit to be interviewed any further by detectives.

The 22-year-old has been regularly assessed by medical experts throughout his time in police custody.

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Bus stabbing suspect sectioned

A 22-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murdering a 16-year-old schoolgirl on a bus in Birmingham has been sectioned. Police are urgently appealing for fellow passengers to come forward after the fatal stabbing of Christina Edkins.