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Six on bail after fatal house party stabbing

The incident happened in the early hours of the morning on Sunday 14 January. Photo: PA

Six teenagers who were arrested in connection with the murder of a 19-year-old man at a house party in Walsall have been released on police bail.

The group who are aged between 17 and 19-years-old were arrested by officers yesterday morning (Friday 19 January).

19-year-old student Rezwan Ali was found collapsed at an address in Willows Road in Walsall in the early hours of the morning on Sunday 14 January after suffering from a stab wound to his chest. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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West Midlands Police Detective Inspector Ian Wilkins said:

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

Up to 50 people may have been at the party at some stage − and each of those is likely to have important information that can help our enquiry.

They may feel that because a number of people have been arrested it is the end of the matter. It’s not…and we need to hear from them. 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.

– Inspector Ian Wilkins, West Midlands Police