West Midlands Police named the victim as Jasmine forrester, 11 (Picture: Caters) An 11-year-old girl has died in hospital after being repeatedly stabbed in a house in Wolverhampton. The girl, named by police as Jasmine Forrester, was found with serious injuries after neighbours reported hearing a disturbance shortly before 1am.
A 51-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment to a minor injury and has been arrested on suspicion of murder Superintendent Harvi Khatkar, of Wolverhampton police, said: ‘This is an extremely distressing incident and our sympathies go out to everyone affected. ‘We are working to establish exactly what has happened, and fully understand the impact that this will have on the community. The 11-year-old girl died in hospital (Picture: SWNS) A police notice is put up in Kent Road, Wolverhampton after the fatal stabbing (Picture: PA) ‘But we do believe this is an isolated incident, and we are not looking for anyone else. ‘Extra officers will be out patrolling the area to offer reassurance to residents.’ A woman in her 80s has also suffered a suspected dislocated shoulder and is being treated in hospital. Police said that the man who was arrested was being treated for a cut to the hand. West Midlands Police said they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the stabbing. West Midlands Police named the victim as Jasmine Forrester (Picture: PA) The property in Kent Road has been cordoned off to allow forensic experts to conduct examinations of the scene. Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting log 77 of February 9.
Earlier today, a West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: ‘Ambulance staff and MERIT arrived to find an 11-year-old girl inside a property with multiple serious injuries. ‘The girl was in a critical condition and ambulance staff worked quickly as a team to administer life-saving trauma care on scene before she was taken by land ambulance on blue lights to hospital; the doctor travelled with the ambulance crew to continue vital treatment en route. ‘An elderly woman was also assessed and treated on scene after suffering less serious injuries before being taken to hospital for further checks.’