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Police launch murder investigation after 16-year-old boy is stabbed in Bedford

Police in Bedford have launched a murder investigation after a 16-year-old boy suffered stab wounds.

Police in Bedford have launched a murder investigation after a 16-year-old boy suffered stab wounds and other injuries.

The incident happened at around 10.20pm on Sunday 16 September and the boy died in hospital from his injuries.

Police officers are now carrying out additional high visibility patrols in the area.

“It is always a tragedy when someone so young loses their life and our thoughts are with the victim’s family and friends.

“We will do all we can to trace those responsible and bring them to justice. The public can play a big part in helping us do that.

“Anyone who was in the area and witnessed the incident, or has any other information, should contact us as soon as they can.”

– Detective Chief Inspector Michael Branston, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit

A 19-year-old man from Bedford has been arrested in connection with the incident and remains in custody.