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Small Heath stabbing: Boy, 16, was knifed in back and chest

Abdullah Muhammad Image copyright West Midlands Police
Image caption Abdullah Muhammad was found fatally wounded in Small Heath

A 16-year-old boy was fatally stabbed in the back and chest in a Birmingham park, an inquest has heard.

Abdullah Muhammad was found in Sara Park, Small Heath, at about 20:00 GMT on 20 February and died at the scene.

A post mortem examination found that the student, of Lindale Avenue, Hodgehill, died as a result of an assault.

The inquest was adjourned by Birmingham coroner Emma Brown until the outcome of the criminal investigation.

Image caption The stabbing happened in Sara Park

A murder investigation is under way but no arrests have been made, West Midlands Police said.

Previously, Deputy Chief Constable Louisa Rolfe said: "We'll be leaving no stone unturned to find those responsible and bring them to justice."

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