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Police arrest man wanted after fatal stabbing in Solihull

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Image caption James Atherley [above] has been wanted over the murder of Callum Lees

Police investigating a murder have arrested a man they were looking for in connection with the matter.

Callum Lees, 20, was stabbed in Hopwas Grove, Solihull, on 6 August and later died in hospital.

James Atherley, 21, was arrested from an address in Newcastle upon Tyne.

A man and a woman were also held on suspicion of assisting an offender. Three men aged 21, 20 and 18 previously arrested over the stabbing have been released on bail.

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Mr Lees was "left to die in the street" after he was stabbed in the neck following a row at a flat, police have previously said.

He was found on Haselour Road by a passer-by after being stabbed at a house party on Hopwas Grove in Kingshurst.

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Image caption Callum Lees was found collapsed in a street

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