Schoolgirl stab suspect sectioned
A 22-year-old man arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing a 16-year-old schoolgirl on a bus has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act, police said.
Christina Edkins was killed on a double-decker in Hagley Road, Birmingham, during the morning rush-hour on Thursday.
A spokesman for West Midlands Police said the man will now be sent to a secure facility after the latest assessment by mental health professionals deemed him unfit to be interviewed any further by detectives.
Police said the suspect had been regularly assessed by medical experts throughout his time in police custody. He was... read more
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