11-year-old girl dies in hospital after being stabbed

Share

The announcement comes after the young girl Jasmine Forrester, sadly passed away in hospital in Wolverhampton this morning.

She was taken to hospital but died that afternoon with her family at her side.

A 51-year-old man, who is related to the youngster was arrested on suspicion of murder and is now in police custody.

In a tribute to Jasmine, Simeon Forrester called his daughter a "shining star".

Detective inspector Ian Wilkins of West Midlands police, said: "We are continuing to support Jasmine's family at this truly tragic time". We are utterly devastated.

A woman in her 80s also suffered a dislocated shoulder, with a neighbour adding an elderly woman had banged on her front door seeking help.

S.African President Zuma's fate to be decided today, says ANC head
Ramaphosa said successful resolution of the issue around the presidency had significant consequences for South Africa and the ANC. Ramaphosa told an ANC rally in Cape Town that the meeting would "finalise" the matter, but he gave no further details.

Tributes left outside the house in Kent road this weekend paid tribute to the schoolgirl, describing her as a "shining star".

A post mortem examination is expected to be held on Sunday and the house remains behind a cordon while forensic experts continue their examinations. We would really like to be left alone at this time while we come to terms with what has happened'.

Jasmine's 51-year-old unemployed uncle, Delroy Forrester, of Lower Villiers Street in Blakenhall, was charged with her murder on Saturday night and has been remanded in custody to appear at Walsall Magistrates Court on Monday.

Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

Extra officers from the force will be patrolling the area.

Share