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Residents fears after teenager stabbed to death in Wolverhampton

There was an eerie calm along a walk which, just a day earlier, was a crime scene full of police.

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A piece of police tape was all that remained at the scene from the cordon

Warnford Walk in the Merry Hill area of Wolverhampton was quiet and rainy on Wednesday, with a small piece of police tape and a policewoman standing outside a house the only reminder of what had happened in the days before.

Just 24 hours earlier, the area, which is a pedestrianised walk inside Fareham Crescent, was a crime scene after a 16-year-old was found with stab wounds, with police cordoning off a large area, including Fareham Crescent, Hamble Road, Lulworth Walk, and Strathfield Walk. Despite first responders' attempts to save his life, the teenager was pronounced dead at the scene.

Floral tributes have been left at the scene on the entrance to Warnford Walk at Fareham Crescent.

Flowers were left on a tree at the entrance to Warnford Walk at the junction of Fareham Crescent

Four men have since been arrested, three on suspicion of murder and one on suspicion of assisting an offender.

The teenager had been found on the walk on Monday at 4.30pm and the next day and a half saw police officers and forensic teams in the area, with residents unable to leave their homes until the cordon was lifted.

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