Schoolboys, 15, arrested on suspicion of murder after 17-year-old stabbed at a sports club dies


Schoolboys, 15, arrested on suspicion of murder after 17-year-old stabbed at a sports club dies in hospital

  • Police called to Cam Sports Club in Dursley, South Gloucestershire, on Friday 
  • The victim was taken to Southmead Hospital, Bristol, but passed away overnight 
  • Two 15-year-old boys and a 20-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder

Two 15-year-old schoolboys have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 17-year-old was stabbed at a sports club.

Police were called to Cam Sports Club in Dursley, South Gloucestershire, on Friday afternoon.

The victim was taken to Southmead Hospital, Bristol, but passed away overnight as a result of the injuries.

Police were called to Cam Sports Club in Dursley, South Gloucestershire, on Friday afternoon (pictured)

Police were called to Cam Sports Club in Dursley, South Gloucestershire, on Friday afternoon (pictured)

The force have since confirmed they have arrested two 15-year-old boys and a 20-year-old man on suspicion of murder. 

Gloucestershire Police have now launched a murder investigation.

A spokesperson for the force said: ‘Our thoughts are with the victim’s family and friends at this sad time.

The victim was taken to Southmead Hospital, Bristol, (pictured) but passed away overnight as a result of the injuries

The victim was taken to Southmead Hospital, Bristol, (pictured) but passed away overnight as a result of the injuries

‘They are currently being supported by specialist officers.’

Anyone who hasn’t already spoken to police is asked to call 101 quoting incident 252 of 16 April.

Alternatively, they can submit information online here.

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