British boy, 4, knifed in bed

Last Updated: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 13:50 hrs

London, Jan 21 (IANS) A four-year-old boy in Britain has been stabbed to death in bed while sleeping alongside his identical twin.

He suffered knife wounds to his neck and body, The Sun reported Monday.

Neighbours said the partner of the poor boy's mother ran into the street around 4.40 a.m. Sunday, carrying the lifeless body and screaming: "Somebody, please help."

It proved too late as paramedics reached his house.

Policemen launched a huge manhunt and at 11.30 a.m. arrested a 32-year-old man hiding in a nearby railway tunnel. Detectives Sunday night continued to quiz the suspect, believed to have only recently moved to West Yorkshire's Keighley town.

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