Halifax murder probe: What we know about the fatal stabbing of Jamie Brown

Jamie Brown was killed during a fatal stabbing in Halifax
Jamie Brown was killed during a fatal stabbing in Halifax

Detectives are continuing their investigation into the fatal stabbing of teenager in Halifax.

Police officers are still appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following the death of 17-year-old Jamie Brown. This is what we know so far.

What was reported to police?

West Yorkshire Police’s Homicide and Major Enquiry Team (HMET) has said the incident took place in East Park Road, Ovenden, shortly before 9.30pm. A report was made that a male had been stabbed.

Officers attended and found two males with stab wounds and a third with a head injury.

Police released information that that one of the teenagers, later confirmed as Jamie Brown, sadly died a short time later.

The injuries to the other two males are not believed to be life threatening and both are said to be in a stable condition.

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Who was arrested in connection with the incident?

Three 17-year-old males who were arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday night.

Detectives arrested a further three males - aged 16,16 and 14 - on suspicion of murder i connection with the incident in which Mr Brown received fatal stab wounds.

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Investigating officers confirmed today that all six males have been released pending further enquiries.

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What is the latest position from the police?

Detectives say enquiries are continuing into Saturday night’s fatal stabbing.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has information to contact police on 101, quoting log 1754 of 27 October.

Information can also be given by using the live chat facility on the West Yorkshire Police website, or by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

How has the community reacted?

Tributes and condolences have been left on the Halifax Courier Facebook page as the community comes to term with the news.

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Floral tributes have now been placed at the scene of the fatal stabbing in Ovenden.

Tributes for Jamie Brown at the scene of Halifax fatal stabbing

A Just Giving page was also created with the aim of helping with costs of the funeral.

Funding page created in memory of Halifax stabbing victim Jamie Brown, 17

Since then the community has rallied and the funds raised are now approaching £1,000

Huge support for Halifax stabbing victim's funeral crowdfunding appeal