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Officers were called to Thirlmere Avenue in Stretford shortly before 7 p.m. meter. last night to receive reports that a boy, named locally as Kennie Carter, suffered stab wounds.
Paramedics and police attended the scene where the boy was treated before taking him to hospital where Kennie later died, Greater Manchester Police confirmed.
Four boys, aged between 15 and 17, are being held on suspicion of murder.Police have also confirmed that a fifth teenager turned himself in at a police station and has also been detained on suspicion of murder.
Superintendent Caroline Hemingway said: “Four men were arrested last night on suspicion of murder. However, today I can report that a fifth man turned himself in and was arrested on suspicion of murder, and has been taken into custody.”
More cordons have also been established regarding police activity overnight as investigators continue their investigations.
His family has been informed and will receive continued support from our specially trained officers.
A close friend of the family, Beckiee Carol-Jadee McCabe, said: “I grew up with his family, my family is very close to his, they are like family to me.
“I am absolutely heartbroken. For such a beautiful young soul to have been kidnapped too soon at 16, he was such a calm child that he grew up and would not harm anyone.
“Loved by so many people. It is so devastating that he had to lose his life due to a knife crime. He will be dearly missed by all who knew Kennie.
“There will always be a place in my heart for him.”
A woman who lives locally told the Manchester Evening News that Kennie was friends with her son.
She said: “He was just a lovely boy. He did not cause trouble or harm to anyone.
“He was funny, he made everyone laugh and he had a cheeky smile.”
She added: “A bunch of boys keep going down and harassing the boys around here and the boys here are not like that at all.
“They need to spot because they’re not going to stop.”
A GMP spokesperson said: “Our major incident team has four teenagers in custody after three arrest warrants were executed last night (Saturday 22nd January) at Stretford, Old Trafford and Hulme.
“The suspects are all boys between the ages of 15 and 17, and are being held on suspicion of murder.
“A large scene remains around Thirlwell Avenue where the incident occurred shortly before 7pm yesterday.
“Further cordons have also been established in relation to police activity overnight as investigators continue their investigations.”
Kennie’s family has been informed, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the police via 101 citing incident 2529 of 01/22/2022.
Details can be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.