Three 16-year-old boys arrested as part of Prince Walker murder investigation

Prince was fatally stabbed in Moss Side last week.

Daisy Jackson Daisy Jackson - 9th April 2024

Three teenage boys are in custody on suspicion of murder in the ongoing investigation into the death of Prince Walker in Moss Side.

The 17-year-old boy was stabbed on Raby Street on Thursday 4 April and tragically died a short time later in hospital.

This morning, Greater Manchester Police made three arrests following early-morning warrants.

Detectives have also executed a number of property searches and warrants as part of the investigation.

Teams are working to establish a timeline of events leading up to the fatal stabbing.


Three 16-year-old boys remain in custody.

The family of Prince Walker are being supported by Family Liaison Officers and are being kept updated throughout the murder investigation.


Detective Chief Inspector Neil Higginson, of GMP’s Major Incident Team, said: “This remains a shocking and tragic case, our investigation is moving at pace, and we are working relentlessly to capture a picture of what happened in the events leading up to Prince’s death last week.

“Our complex and wide-ranging investigation continues and the arrests made today are a huge step forward for us as we continue to conduct numerous house and premises searches.”

Greater Manchester Police has described Prince’s murder as a ‘tragic and senseless loss of life’.


Anyone with any information should contact police on 101 quoting incident number 2280 of 4/4/24.

Details can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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