Girl injured in Wolverhampton stabbing dies in hospital

The girl seriously injured in an incident in Wolverhampton in the early hours of today has died in hospital this afternoon and has been named as 11-year-old Jasmine Forrester.

Police were called to Kent Road just before 1am this morning after a neighbour heard a disturbance.

Officers found Jasmine inside the address with multiple injuries, including a serious head wound. 

She was left in a critical condition, but lost her fight for life in hospital this afternoon.

The 51-year-old suspect, who is related to the youngster, has been taken to hospital for treatment to a minor injury. At this stage, he remains under arrest on suspicion of murder.

A post mortem is expected to be held on Sunday.


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