Man held for attempted murder of stabbed girl, 11, in Wolverhampton

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Jasmine was found seriously injured at a house in Kent Road, Wolverhampton just before 1am on Friday (9 February) after a neighbour called police.

Emergency services were called to the residential street by a concerned neighbour.

The girl was found at the address with multiple injuries, including one to the head.

A 51-year-old man, who is related to the victim, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is now in hospital receiving treatment for a cut hand.

Delroy Forrester, 51, Jasmine's uncle, has been charged with the murder, West Midlands Police have said.

She was left in a critical condition but lost her fight for life in hospital yesterday afternoon with her family by her side.

Meanwhile an 80 year old woman is also being treated for a dislocated shoulder.

A 51-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murder and a woman in her 80s is also hurt in the incident.

Her father Simeon Forrester said her family had been left "utterly devastated".

DI Ian Wilkins from West Midlands Police said: "We are continuing to support Jasmine's family at this truly tragic time".

"Jasmine was a shining star and a huge part of us".

The property has been cordoned off to allow forensic experts to conduct examinations of the scene.

A post mortem is due to take place on Sunday.

"We are not seeking anyone else in relation to this incident, but if anyone has information please get in contact with us".

'We fully understand the impact that this will have on the community.

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