Bristol teenager died of a stab wound to the chest - police reveal as murder probe continues

Two young men remain in police custody as detectives continue to piece together the circumstances surrounding the tragic death of a teenager in Bristol.

The 18-year-old man died after being found injured in Hayes Close at about 6.20pm on Thursday, October 14.

A post-mortem examination found that the teenager died from a stab wound to the chest.

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Formal identification is yet to be completed and the man’s family are being supported by specialist family liaison officers.

Multiple police vehicles near Hayes Close on Friday.

A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder. He needed hospital treatment for knife wounds and currently remains in police custody.

A man aged 17 was arrested on suspicion of the attempted murder of the 19-year-old. He too remains in police custody.

A15-year-old boy, also arrested in connection with the attack on the 19-year-old suspect, has been released without charge and faces no further action.

The investigation continues and officers want to hear from anyone who was in the area of Hayes Close and Hassell Drive between 6pm and 7pm on Thursday, especially anyone with dashcam, CCTV or phone footage of the area between those times.

If you can help in any way, call 101 and give the reference 5221241131.

You can also call Crimestoppers, who will take information anonymously, on 0800 555 111.