Murder suspect, 15, arrested for fatal stabbing of Jack Lowe near IKEA in Wednesbury

West Midlands Police have arrested a 15 year-old boy on suspicion of murdering Jack Lowe who was stabbed to death on parkland off Cook Street near IKEA in Wednesbury

Officers announced this afternoon (Saturday, December 16) that they had arrested the boy in Walsall over the killing of 18-year-old, Jack, who died on December 7.

The teenager has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Last week, police said they had charged an 18-year-old with the murder. Jack Lowe who was stabbed to death on parkland off Cook Street near IKEA in Wednesbury.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Police said: “We understand that violent incidents, particularly those involving the death of someone so young, are alarming and distressing for the community and have had extra officers in the area to support the community.

“We also ask anyone with information, or who witnessed the attack, to please come forward if you haven’t already done so. A teenager has lost his life and we need to understand what happened and bring those responsible to justice.”

Jack’s parents have paid tribute to their son. His mum said: "Jack, our darling boy. The best son, brother, uncle, grandson, cousin and friend. How could anyone not love such a caring, beautiful and most loving boy like you?

"Jack you had the most beautiful smile, you would light up a whole room, always making everyone around you laugh. Our lives will never be the same without you, you had your whole life ahead of you and now it’s been snatched away in the most horrific way.

"We all miss you so terribly much, our darling boy. It still doesn’t seem real, feels like we’re in a bad nightmare we can’t wake up from. Now Jack, go and rest your head and sleep tight. Now, forever and always. Goodnight darling boy.”

And his dad said: "I love you Jack, you will always be my little boy. I thought about you every day - I’ll never stop loving you. I love you more than you’ll ever know."

Anyone with information should get in touch with West Midlands Police quoting log number 4105 of 7/12/22.

Jack Lowe
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