A pair of 12-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a fatal stabbing in the West Midlands.

The boys were arrested last night (Tuesday, November 14) from their home addresses in connection with the killing of 19-year-old Shawn Seesahai in Wolverhampton.

The stabbing happened on open land off Laburnum Road in East Park just before 8.30pm on Monday (November 13).  

DCI Dave Sanders, from the homicide team, said: “Our thoughts remain with Shawn’s family who have been updated with this latest development.

“Our investigation is moving at pace and we continue to encourage anyone with information to contact us.”

Police have increased patrols in the area and are encouraging people with information to call 101 or contact them via LiveChat quoting log 4878 of November 13.

Alternatively people can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.