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Mylee Billingham died from single stab wound to chest

Mylee Billingham Image copyright Family handout
Image caption Mylee Billingham was taken to hospital with stab injuries but died a short time later, police said

An eight-year-old girl whose father is accused of murdering her died from a stab wound to the chest, a post-mortem examination has found.

Mylee Billingham was found injured in Valley View, Brownhills, near Walsall on Saturday evening.

Bill Billingham, 54, has been arrested on suspicion of her murder after undergoing surgery for a stab wound, West Midlands Police said.

He remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

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Police said Mr Billingham would be interviewed when he was deemed medically fit.

He was initially arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Mylee's uncle - Mr Billingham's brother - is former SAS sergeant major Mark Billingham, who appears in the Channel 4 show SAS: Who Dares Wins.

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