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More teenagers arrested over fatal Nuneaton shopping centre stabbing

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Two more teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a fatal stabbing at a shopping centre.

The boys, 15 and 16, were arrested after Tom Ellis, 25, died following the incident on Queen’s Road, Nuneaton on Saturday evening.

Two further boys, aged 14 and 15, were arrested on Monday.

All the suspects are from Nuneaton, Warwickshire, and all four remain in custody.

The attack happened outside the Ropewalk shopping centre.

Warwickshire Police said they still needed to speak to witnesses who passed through Queens Road between 21:15 and 21:30 BST.

Ch Insp Kris Shore said significant progress had been made.

“We have several cordons in place in Nuneaton at the moment while police searches take place.

“We continue to support Tom’s family and keep them updated with the latest developments.

“There are still some key witnesses we need to speak to so if you can help us to identify them, please contact us as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information or video footage can contact the police by calling 101 and quoting incident 318 of 8 June 2024.

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