Teenagers arrested after 16-year-old stabbed to death in Bath

Eight teenagers, consisting of six boys and two girls aged between 15 and 17, have been taken into custody on suspicion of murder following the stabbing of a 16-year-old boy in Bath. A 35-year-old woman, who was also injured in the stabbing incident, has been released from the hospital after receiving treatment.

Chief Inspector Ronald Lungu, from the Bath Neighbourhood Team, expressed his condolences, stating, “This is a tragic incident and our thoughts this morning are very much with the family of the boy who has died.” He added that the family was informed as soon as possible and is understandably devastated. Specialist family liaison officers will be assigned to provide support and keep the family updated.

Police officers reached the scene within minutes after the first call was received, and an investigation led by the Major Crime Investigation Team is already underway. Several witnesses have been identified, and formal statements will be taken from them in due course. However, the police are also eager to hear from anyone present at the address during the incident who has not yet spoken to the authorities. Those with information are encouraged to contact the police on 101.

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