Halifax teenager murder investigation: Everything we know so far

Jamie Brown, 17, has been named as the Halifax stabbing vicitm
Jamie Brown, 17, has been named as the Halifax stabbing vicitm

Police in Calderdale continue to investigate the murder of a teenager in Halifax that took place on Saturday night.

A police cordon was in place this morning as detectives issued an update on the investigation into the fatal stabbing of 17-year-old Jamie Brown.

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 later confirmed 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 has been arrested in connection with the incident?

Three 17-year-old males who were arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday night remain in custody. Officers are seeking warrants of further detention today

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

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

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