A teenager who died after a reported stabbing in Milton Keynes has been named.

Jay Fathers, from Milton Keynes, sadly died after being taken to hospital despite medical professionals battling to save him.

It comes after police officers were called out to reports of a fight in Walshs Manor, Stantonbury, just before 3am on New Years’ Day and found two men with serious injuries.

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A Home Office post-mortem examination conducted yesterday (Saturday) found the cause of Mr Fathers’ death to be a stab wound to the abdomen.

A 21-year-old man from Milton Keynes has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody at this time.

Senior Investigating Officer Detective Chief Inspector Andy Howard, from Thames Valley Police’s Major Crime Unit said: “We are continuing the investigation into the circumstances surrounding Jay’s death and I would appeal to anybody who has any information that can assist this investigation to please contact police on 101 or online.

“We extend our thoughts and sympathies to Jay’s family, and we would ask that their privacy is respected at this very distressing time.”

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.