Coventry & Warwickshire

Murder probe after teenager found stabbed in Coventry

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Image caption The body was found on grassland in Petitor Crescent, say police

A body, believed to be that of a teenage boy, has been found with multiple stab wounds in Coventry.

A member of the public discovered the collapsed youth near Petitor Crescent, Wood End, at about 19:00 GMT, West Midlands Police said.

He had suffered multiple stab wounds to his torso and was declared dead at the scene by emergency crews.

Police have launched a murder investigation and urged anyone with information to contact them.

Inquiries are under way to identify the victim and understand what led to his death, the force said.

Image caption Police, who have opened a murder investigation, urge anyone with information to contact them

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