17-year-old boy stabbed to death in Salford named as Josiah Norman

17-year-old Josiah Norman

A murder investigation's been launched after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Salford.

Police were called shortly after 8.15pm on Wednesday 21 April to a report of a stabbing on Peveril Road.

Josiah Norman was taken to hospital with a stab wound to the chest but died from his injuries.

A short time later, police were called to a second address on Stowell Street after receiving reports that a second 17-year-old boy had suffered stab wounds to his arm. 

The 17-year-old had already left the scene, and gone to hospital for treatment. 

Officers attended, and he was subsequently arrested on suspicion of murder. He remains in custody and enquiries are on-going.

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Friends of Josiah have already started a GoFundMe page in his memory.

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting incident 2921 of 21/04/2021. Details can be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.