16 year old stabbed to death in Wolverhampton street

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a teenage boy was killed in Wolverhampton last night (29 June).  Police were called by ambulance colleagues to Mount Road in Lanesfield shortly after 9pm, to reports a 16-year-old had suffered serious stab wound injuries. Tragically, the boy died at the scene and a murder investigation has been launched.

Officers are reviewing CCTV and speaking to residents in the area. Chief Inspector Will O’Connor, from Wolverhampton Police, said, “Firstly, my thoughts are with the boy’s family and friends during this extremely difficult time. They are now being supported by specialist officers.


“The investigation is progressing at pace and detectives are reviewing CCTV and forensically examining the scene. “There will be an increase in police around the area in the coming days and they will be offering reassurance and conducting house to house enquiries. Please feel free to talk to them if you have any concerns. 


The teenager has been identified as Ronan and a Godfundme https://www.gofundme.com/f/9hq3d-justice-for-ronan has been set up to pay for his funeral costs by a friend called Joe Millington. He said in the caption for the fundraiser.


“Hi, the tragic passing of our close friend has broken all of us, it is apparent to us how damaging this death is and will continue to be for his parents, friends and family who love him and cared for him he was a great friend, son, nephew and brother for everyone around him however this golden heart has been damaged by knife crime, this fundraiser is from his group of close friends to raise money for his parents, please donate.”

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