Police arrest boy, 14, on suspicion of murder after a 17-year-old was stabbed to death in Bristol

This is the first picture of a teenager who was allegedly stabbed to death in a row over a mobile phone charger.

The 17-year-old, named locally as Tyrone Hayman, died after he was knifed in the chest in Bedminster, Bristol, on Saturday afternoon.

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of his murder. 

Tyrone was found with a stab wound to the chest on Mansfield Street at 1.30pm yesterday. He was taken to hospital but died shortly after.

Pictured: A 17-year-old boy, named locally as Tyrone Hayman, who died after he was knifed in the chest in Bedminster, Bristol, on Saturday afternoon

Pictured: A 17-year-old boy, named locally as Tyrone Hayman, who died after he was knifed in the chest in Bedminster, Bristol, on Saturday afternoon

Pictured: A 17-year-old boy, named locally as Tyrone Hayman, who died after he was knifed in the chest in Bedminster, Bristol, on Saturday afternoon

Tyrone was found with a stab wound to the chest on Mansfield Street at 1.30pm yesterday. He was taken to hospital but died shortly after

Tyrone was found with a stab wound to the chest on Mansfield Street at 1.30pm yesterday. He was taken to hospital but died shortly after

Tyrone was found with a stab wound to the chest on Mansfield Street at 1.30pm yesterday. He was taken to hospital but died shortly after

It believed his family have set up a memorial fund in his name. 

Avon and Somerset police said: ‘A murder investigation is under way following the death of a 17-year-old boy in Bristol. 

‘The victim was found in Mansfield Street yesterday with a stab injury and sadly died in hospital. 

‘A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with this incident.’ 

The boy was found with a stab wound to the chest on Mansfield Street at 1.30pm yesterday

The boy was found with a stab wound to the chest on Mansfield Street at 1.30pm yesterday

The boy was found with a stab wound to the chest on Mansfield Street at 1.30pm yesterday

The force said a forensic post-mortem examination and formal identification would take place later.

Specialist crime scene investigators examined the area on Saturday as well as an address in Parson Street where the assault took place. 

Detective Inspector Phil Walker, of the Major Crime Investigation Team, said: ‘We’re carrying out a full investigation into what is clearly a very tragic incident.

‘Our thoughts are with the boy’s family as they come to terms with their loss and specially trained family liaison officers will be providing them with support.

Avon and Somerset police have launched a murder probe into the death

Avon and Somerset police have launched a murder probe into the death

Avon and Somerset police have launched a murder probe into the death

‘We believe this is an isolated incident involving people known to each other.

‘A 14-year-old has been arrested in connection with the incident and he is also being provided with the appropriate support while he remains in custody.’

He added: ‘I’d like to thank local residents for the support they provided to officers yesterday and the patience and understanding they showed us as cordons were put in place while we responded to the incident.

‘I appreciate this incident will shock people and neighbourhood officers will be patrolling the area to provide reassurance.

‘Should anyone have any concerns about this incident I encourage them to contact their local neighbourhood team or visit their local police station.’ 

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