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Teenager stabbed to death at house party named by police

Rezwan Ali died following a house party in Walsall. Credit: ITV News Central

A teenager who was stabbed to death at a house party has been named.

Rezwan Ali collapsed in the kitchen after he suffered a knife wound to the chest in the attack at 1.45am on Sunday 14th January, West Midlands Police said.

Officers were called to a home on Willows Road in the Willenhall area of Walsall following reports of disorder at the party.

The 19-year-old died at the scene.

Police believe up to 50 people may have been at the party. Credit: ITV News Central

Detective Chief Inspector Chris Mallett, from West Midlands Police's homicide unit, said:

We understand up to 50 people may have been at the party at some stage each of those is likely to have important information that can help our inquiry.

We believe there was a fight at some stage and that has ultimately led to a young man losing his life.

I would also urge the person responsible to do the right thing and get in touch so that we can hear their side of the story.

This is a tragic loss of life and our thoughts are with Rezwan's family and friends who are understandably shocked and distraught at what has happened.

– Detective Chief Inspector Chris Mallett, West Midlands Police
Police cordoned off Willows Road following the stabbing. Credit: ITV News Central