FIVE males have been arrested after police initiated a murder investigation following the death of a teenager in Co Derry.
The 17-year-old, named locally as Blake Newland, “sustained stab wounds” just after 9:30pm last night and died in hospital from his injuries.
Another man, aged in his 50s, has been rushed to hospital where he is understood to be in a stable condition.
The PSNI confirmed this morning that the incident occurred in Limavady in the Woodland Walk area.
Detective Chief Inspector Mark Gibson said: “The victim sustained stab wounds in the Woodland Walk area, reported at around 9.35pm.
“He subsequently died in hospital from his injuries.