A second boy arrested in connection with the death of 15 year old Khayri McLean


A second boy arrested in connection with the death of 15-year-old Khayri McLean

West Yorkshire Police have arrested a 15-year-old boy in connection with the murder of 15-year-old Khayri McLean in Huddersfield.

Khayri was fatally stabbed close to the entrance of North Huddersfield Trust School (NHTS) in Woodhouse Hill at 2.45pm on Wednesday.

The force previously arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of murder on Thursday.

In a statement, West Yorkshire Police did not specify what the 15-year-old boy had been arrested on suspicion of, adding he was still in custody.

The statement said: “Police investigating the murder of 15-year-old Khayri Mclean in Huddersfield have arrested a second youth in connection with the incident.

“The 15-year-old male was arrested yesterday and is currently in custody. A 16-year-old male who was arrested yesterday also remains in custody.

“Officers from West Yorkshire Police’s homicide and major enquiry team (HMET) are continuing to conduct enquiries into the death of Khayri, who died after being stabbed on Woodhouse Hill, Huddersfield, on Wednesday.”

Published: by Radio NewsHub

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