A 15-year-old schoolboy who was murdered after being pinned down and repeatedly stabbed has been named as Khayri McLean.
Tragic Khayri was killed as he tried to make his way home from North Huddersfield Trust School at 3pm yesterday.
Emergency services rushed to the area and the boy was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary, but he was sadly pronounced dead shortly afterwards.
Good Morning Britain reported how the young victim’s mother had come to the spot this morning and had been ‘overcome with emotion’.
A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said a boy, 16, had been detained, adding: ‘The youth was arrested at an address in Huddersfield shortly before 5am this morning in connection with the incident in Woodhouse Hill, Fartown, yesterday afternoon.
‘He remains in custody and enquiries are ongoing led by detectives from West Yorkshire Police Homicide and Major Enquiry Team.’
Khayri’s identity was confirmed by the West Yorkshire coroner.
The teenager was attacked in Woodhouse Hill…