TWO 12-year-old boys have been charged with the alleged murder of a man who was reportedly stabbed to death.
Shawn Seesahai was knifed in the horror attack in Wolverhampton on Monday night.
“The 12-year-olds were arrested on Tuesday evening and, following a warrant of further detention from the court, they were charged this evening.
“The boys have also been charged with possession of a bladed article.
“Both boys, who cannot be named due to their age, have been remanded in custody to appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court tomorrow.
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“Police patrols are continuing in East Park to offer reassurance to the public and our thoughts remain with Shawn’s family and friends.”
The tragedy unfolded at around 8.30pm close to Stowlawn Primary School.
Sadly Shawn couldn’t be saved and was declared dead at the scene.
A manhunt was launched for his suspected killers and nearby roads were closed off while officers hunted for clues.
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Shawn’s devastated family are being supported by specialist officers.
DCI Dave Sanders, from the homicide team, said: “Our thoughts remain with Shawn’s family, who have been fully updated with this latest development.
“Our investigation is moving at pace and we continue to encourage anyone with information to contact us.”