Wolverhampton: Murder arrest following death of boy, 15

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Police have cordoned off the scene near Reapers Walk

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 15-year-old boy died in Wolverhampton.

West Midlands Police said they were called to reports of an injured child near a canal bridge in Reapers Walk, Pendeford, at about 16:15 BST.

The force said the boy was believed to have been stabbed.

The 16-year-old was detained shortly before 19:00 along with a 46-year-old woman who is being held on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Both are from Wolverhampton, police said.

A cordon is in place at the scene and officers have appealed for witnesses.

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