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Deepdale stabbing victim has died in hospital

Posted on - 28th December, 2020 - 10:47am | Author - | Posted in - Broadgate, Crime, Deepdale, Leyland, Preston News, South Ribble News
Police closed off the St Gregory's Road area during Wednesday evening Pic: Blog Preston
Police closed off the St Gregory’s Road area during Wednesday evening Pic: Blog Preston

A 16-year-old boy who was stabbed in Deepdale has died from his injuries.

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The teenager, named locally as Sarmad Al Saidi, from Broadgate, was rushed to hospital after suffering serious leg and chest injuries at a house in Chatham Place, off St Gregory’s Road, on December 23.

Police have confirmed the youngster sadly died last night (December 27).

A picture has been released of Sarmad as police confirmed murder charges had now been brought.

Preston Muslim Burial Society tweeted the 16-year-old had died during Sunday evening.

Leader of Preston City Council, councillor Matthew Brown, has also paid tribute.

Following the attack, police charged an 18-year-old man from Leyland and two teenagers from Preston with attempted murder.

All three will now be charged with Sarmed’s murder.

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