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Two boys, both 12 years old, are facing charges for the death of a 19-year-old man in Wolverhampton.
Ambulance crews were called to land off Laburnum Road, East Park, on Monday, but Shawn Seesahai was pronounced dead at the scene.
The West Midlands Police announced that two minors, who are not able to be identified for legal purposes, have been accused of his homicide and possession of a sharp weapon.
They will stay in detention and attend their court hearing at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court on Friday.
A representative from the police force stated that two boys have been charged with the murder of 19-year-old Shawn Seesahai in Wolverhampton on Monday evening.
On Tuesday evening, the 12-year-olds were taken into custody and later charged after a court granted a warrant for their continued detention.
The male individuals have additionally been accused of possessing a sharp tool.
Two male juveniles, whose names cannot be disclosed because of their age, have been detained in custody and will appear at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.
Police are still patrolling East Park to provide comfort to the community. Our condolences go out to Shawn’s loved ones.
A manhunt was initiated and nearby roads were closed as officers investigated for evidence near Stowlawn Primary School.
Mr Seesahai’s mother said in a statement previously released through police: “Shawn Seesahai was a courageous, compassionate and confident young soul who sadly lost his life at the age of 19.
He was eagerly anticipating achieving numerous future goals and aspirations.
He held a deep love for his loved ones and close companions, and took great joy in offering assistance to others. His kind and giving nature was a true reflection of his character.
He will forever be in our hearts.