Birmingham & Black Country

Boy, 16, arrested over Dudley fatal stabbing

Police officer and forensics team outside a house
Image caption The 41-year-old victim has not been formally identified

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested over the murder of a man who was stabbed to death in the Black Country.

Simon Johnson, 41, was found with stab wounds at an address in Cradley Road, Netherton, Dudley, on Thursday morning.

A post-mortem examination revealed he died as a result of stab injuries.

The boy was arrested at an address in Old Hill on Saturday evening. A man, 18, from Dudley, arrested in connection with the killing on Friday night, is still in custody.

West Midlands Police is still appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

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Image caption Simon Johnson was a "very proud father of two girls," the family said.

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