Fifteen-year-old stabbed to death outside school in England

Police cordon and flower donations near crime scene in Woodhouse Hill, Huddersfield
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A 15-year-old boy has been stabbed to death outside a school in Huddersfield, northern England. A 16-year-old suspect was arrested. The deadly attack caused a nationwide sensation.

Dright in front of a school is in England a 15 year old boy was stabbed. A 16-year-old suspect was arrested early Thursday morning, police said in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield near Manchester. He is being investigated for murder.

Fatal knife attacks on teenagers are common in the UK. Often other young people are the perpetrators, it's about gang wars and drugs.

However, the deadly attack on Wednesday afternoon caused a sensation across the country because many parents were picking up their children at the time.

In a statement to parents, school principal Andrew Fell said it was "shocking news for our students, their children and our staff."

The school opened later on Thursday and only for those who wished to receive psychological support.

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