A 20-year-old British man was stabbed to death yesterday, after arguing with two men outside a shopping center outside of London.
The man was stabbed multiple times in the body, and he succumb to the knife injuries and died before he could be taken to hospital.
West Midlands Police have launched a murder investigation into the stabbing, which was captured by a man and Livestreamed on Instagram Live.
So far police have not arrested any of the subjects.
"Our thoughts go out to the family of the young man who has lost his life and we're working to establish the circumstances around his death," said Det Insp Laura Harrison.
Knife crimes are on tech rise in the UK. There were 43,516 knife crime offences in the 12 months ending March 2019.
This is an 80% increase from the low-point in the year ending March 2014, when there were 23,945 offenses, and is the highest number since comparable data was compiled.