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Eight-year-old girl dies after being stabbed

The scene in Brownhills Credit: ITV News Central

An eight-year-old girl has died after being stabbed in Brownhills.

Police were called to Valley View at around 9:15pm last night. The girl was taken to hospital with serious injuries but later died.

A 54-year-old man, who was treated in hospital for a stab wound to his stomach, has been arrested. He is in a stable condition and will be questioned later.

We are treating this as a domestic incident.

Our family liaison team are supporting the family of the little girl, who are naturally devastated by her death. Our thoughts remain with them.

– Detective Inspector Jim Colclough, from the homicide unit, West Midlands Police

Man charged over double stabbing in Brownhills

Man charged over double stabbing in Brownhills Credit: PA

A man has been charged after two people were stabbed during a break-in in Brownhills in the West Midlands. It happened in Tamar Close on Sunday afternoon (30 October).

Renroy Johnson is due to appear before Walsall Magistrates Court today (1 November) to face allegations of attempted murder, wounding, two robberies and three common assaults.

The 32 year-old, of Tamar Close, is also accused of possession of a bladed article, dangerous driving and affray. Two people remain in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

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