A 14-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of the homicide of one other boy of the identical age.
The teenager has been detained and is in custody after the opposite teenager died following an assault in Gateshead, Northumbria Police stated.
Police discovered the boy with accidents that have been “consistent with having been caused by a bladed article” within the Aycliffe Crescent space of the Springwell property at simply after 8pm on Monday.
The youth died in hospital within the early hours of Tuesday, the power stated, and a homicide investigation was launched.
A 13-year-old woman has additionally been arrested on suspicion of helping an offender and likewise stays in custody.
Chief Superintendent Helena Barron stated: “A teenage boy has sadly died and his family have been left devastated beyond belief.
“Our ideas are very a lot together with his family members right now and we’re supporting them in each approach we are able to.
“We are determined to find out exactly what happened and a full investigation is ongoing into the circumstances surrounding this tragic incident.
“We have arrested two youngsters in relation to the incident and officers stay within the space to hold out a spread of enquiries and provide reassurance to the neighborhood.
“While incidents of this nature are rare in our region, whenever they do occur we are committed to bringing those responsible to justice.”