A little girl who was tragically stabbed to death has been named as 8-year-old Mylee Billingham.
Police responded to a domestic related incident near Walsall and sadly discovery Mylee seriously injured.
Despite frantic efforts by police, paramedics and doctors nothing could be done to save Mylee.
Cops immediately arrested a man aged 54 in connection with her murder.
Sadly Mylee was found with life threatening injuries at a property in Brownhills, near Walsall, on Saturday night, and died a short time later in hospital.
West Midlands Police said the man was also taken to hospital with a stab wound to the stomach.
The 54-year-old man who was arrested remains in a “critical” condition and will Be question “in due course” in relation to the murder of 8 year old Mylee.
Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with Mylee’s death.
Our thoughts are with Mylee’s family and friends at this difficult time.