Man remains in custody over bus stabbing

A 22-year-old man remains in custody over the murder of a teenage girl who was stabbed to death on a crowded bus on her way to school, police said.

Extra police officers will be patrolling public transport this morning in the wake of yesterday's tragedy to reassure commuters.


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.