Three teenagers have been arrested after a ‘caring, loving’ 18-year-old was stabbed to death last night near an IKEA.
Jack Lowe was killed in a park on a residential street in Darlaston in Walsall on Wednesday.
Emergency services were called to the scene, near the IKEA store on Cook Street, around 9pm but sadly the victim could not be saved.
Following the fatal attack, two 18-year-old men and a 16-year-old boy were arrested by police overnight and remain in custody being quizzed by detectives.
Jack Lowe (pictured) was fatally stabbed last night on Cook Street in Darlaston in Walsall. Tributes have flooded in on social media for the ‘caring, loving boy’ who was ‘taken away too young’
Tributes to Mr Lowe have flooded social media, with many paying their respects to his family.
One said: ‘RIP Jack Lowe. Such a caring, loving boy. Will forever cherish the memories I have with you. Fly high.’
Another said: ‘RIP Jack Lowe. A good person, taken away too young.’
Another added: ‘I really can’t find the words another young life taken far too soon for what? Sympathy for the family and friends of the young man.’
A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: ‘We are continuing to speak to witnesses and studying CCTV from the surrounding area.
Emergency services were called to the scene, near the IKEA store on Cook Street, around 9pm but sadly the victim could not be saved
Tributes to the 18-year-old (pictured) have flooded social media. One said: ‘RIP Jack Lowe. A good person, taken away too young’
Three teenagers have been arrested after the 18-year-old was stabbed to death last night near an IKEA on Cook Street, Darlaston, Walsall. Picture: Police at the scene this morning following the fatal stabbing
‘A cordon remains at the scene and our specialist family liaison officers are supporting the family of the deceased after such shocking news.
‘We understand that violent incidents, particularly those involving the death of someone so young, are alarming and distressing for the community.
‘We will have extra police officers in the area, so please speak to them if you have any concerns.
‘We also ask anyone with information, or who witnessed the attack, to please come forward if you haven’t already done so.
‘A teenager has lost his life and we need to understand what happened and bring those responsible to justice.’
Following the fatal attack, two 18-year-old men and a 16-year-old boy were arrested by police overnight and remain in custody being quizzed by detectives. Pictured: Forensics at the scene on Cook Street
A spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance Service added: ‘We were called by the police at 9.24pm to reports of a stabbing near Cook Street, Wednesbury.
‘Two ambulances, two paramedic officers, a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic and a critical care car from the Strensham Midlands Air Ambulance base attended the scene.
‘Crews arrived to find a male in a critical condition.
‘Ambulance staff immediately commenced advanced life support on scene but sadly nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead a short time later on scene.’