Stabbed boy remains in hospital

A nine-year-old boy who was stabbed remains in hospital as detectives investigate links between his attack, the murder of an OAP and an incident in which an eight-year-old girl was chased through a garden. Four of five people held have been released.

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Police: Shipley victims not thought to be related

West Yorkshire Police have said they do not believe that an 84-year-old murder victim and a nine-year-old boy who was stabbed in Shipley, West Yorkshire, yesterday, are related.

At this time we do not believe that the nine-year-old boy and the 84-year-old woman are related or known to each other.

The 84-year-old woman is related to the 26-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

– Detective Superintendent Lisa Griffin from West Yorkshire Police

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