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Ozell Pemberton: Boy is fourth to be arrested over death

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image captionOzell Pemberton, 16, was found with chest injuries at Lower Parade on Thursday afternoon

A 13-year-old boy is the fourth person arrested in connection with the murder of Ozell Pemberton.

The teenager handed himself in to a police station on Monday and was arrested on suspicion of murder.

Ozell, 16, was found with chest injuries in Lower Parade in Sutton Coldfield on Thursday afternoon.

A 17-year-old, from Lozells, appeared at Birmingham Crown Court charged with the murder and was remanded in custody.

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A 21-year-old, from Erdington has been released on police bail while another 17-year-old, from Kingstanding, remains in custody.

A post-mortem examination found Ozell died from a stab wound to the chest, police said.

His parents said their "special boy" was "one of a kind".

image captionLower Parade is the main shopping street in Sutton Coldfield

A fundraising page, set up by Ozell's family and friends to cover the cost of his funeral, has received more than £1,500 in donations.

Amber Silk, 17, of Castle Vale, a friend of the victim, said: "Ozell was so lively, so full of energy, and had a really kind heart."

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