Teenager Charged Over Birmingham Murder

8 July 2017, 07:13

Alexander Leonard - Bartley Green Birmingham stabb

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a stabbing victim who died from a chest wound in Birmingham.

The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested on Monday night after the death of Alexander Leonard, 22, in the Bartley Green area of Birmingham.

Two men, aged 18 and 21, who were also arrested in connection with disorder in Woodgate Gardens, Bartley Green, have been released without charge.

The 16-year-old, who is from the local area, will appear at Birmingham Magistrates' Court on Saturday, West Midlands Police saidt.

Detective Inspector Caroline Corfield said: "Our investigations continue and I'd urge anyone who witnessed the stabbing, or has information they think could help the enquiry, to get in touch if they have not yet spoken to the police.''