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Police in Northern Ireland arrest five males in murder investigation after boy, 17, stabbed to death in Limvady

A murder investigation has been launched after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Northern Ireland.

The boy was stabbed in the Woodland Walk area of Limavady, a town in County Londonderry/Derry, at around 9.30pm on Friday night.

He later died in hospital from his injuries.

Another man, in his 50s, was also taken to hospital. Police said he was in a stable condition.

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Five males have been arrested as part of a murder investigation by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI), the force said.

PSNI Detective Chief Inspector Mark Gibson said the five are helping police with their inquiries.

Police also appealed for anyone with information about what happened to contact them.