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Murder probe launched as man in his 20s killed with machete

Police launch murder probe after man in his 20s is stabbed to death with a MACHETE as attacker goes on the run

  • A man was stabbed to death with a machete on a street in Wolverhampton  
  • The victim – who is believed to be in his 20s – was pronounced dead at the scene 
  • A murder investigation has been launched by West Midlands Police 

A murder investigation has been lauched after a man was stabbed to death in Wolverhampton this evening. 

Police received an emergency call just after 5.20pm on Monday evening with reports of a man having been attacked with a machete in Chervil Rise. 

The victim, believed to be in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

A murder investigation has been lauched after a man was stabbed to death in Wolverhampton this evening

It is understood the attacker escaped on foot. 

A West Midlands Police statement read: ‘We’ve launched a murder enquiry after a man was stabbed in a Wolverhampton street today (13 July).

‘We received a 999 call just after 5.20pm reporting a man having been attached with a machete in Chervil Rise, Wolverhampton.

Police received an emergency call just after 5.20pm on Monday evening with reports of a man having been attacked with a machete in Chervil Rise

Police received an emergency call just after 5.20pm on Monday evening with reports of a man having been attacked with a machete in Chervil Rise

‘The victim – who is believed to be in his 20s – was pronounced dead at the scene and we’ve cordoned off the area for a full forensic examination. 

‘It’s understood the offender ran off on foot and we’re now appealing for witnesses to get in touch. 

‘Anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed what happened, or who saw a man running away, is asked to message us on Live Chat via our website or call 101 quoting log 3707 from 13 July.’ 

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