A TEENAGER stabbed to death in Norfolk has been named by police – while a man and woman arrested over the attack have been released.
Joe Dix, 18, was stabbed in Norwich before 7pm on Friday, police said.
A teen stabbed to death in Vale Green, Norfolk, has been named. Stock picture
He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being dashed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Pending formal Coroner’s inquest proceedings, police have provisionally identified the teenager.
His next of kin have been informed.
Vale Green was taped off by cops, who arrested a man in his 40s and a woman in her 30s shortly after in connection with the stabbing.
Both have been released under investigation while enquiries continue.
A Home Office post-mortem examination is set to be held to establish the cause of death, and additional officers will be on patrol in the area over the coming days to offer reassurance to residents.
Detective Chief Inspector Dave Freeman had said on Friday: “A number of police resources, including armed units, were deployed to the scene.
“A murder investigation has been launched and we are in the early stages of our enquiries to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident.
“We would like to hear from anyone who may witnessed the incident or has information concerning it.”
Anyone with information should contact Norfolk Police on 101 quoting Incident 376 of Friday’s date (January 28).
Witnesses and anyone with information can also contact police via an online portal.
It comes after a 15-year-old boy was been rushed to hospital after being stabbed multiple times inside a school.
A second teenager was arrested in connection with the attack on the 15-year-old at Walney School, in Cumbria, on Tuesday.
He was taken to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool by air ambulance.
Cumbria Police arrested a 16-year-old boy at Barrow train station on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.