August 18, 2008

WORLD TODAY: Boy Killed in Stab Assault

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy was stabbed to death early today.

Emergency crews were called to Moston Lane, in Harpurhey, Manchester, at 2.15am following reports of an injured boy.

The victim had been stabbed once and was treated for a puncture wound but died on the way to hospital this morning, a police spokesman said.

Detective Superintendent Shaun Donnellan said: "We are at the early stages of this inquiry, but we believe there may have been witnesses who could assist our investigation into finding out what happened."

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