Teenage girl killed in Ynyswen knife rampage at Chinese takeaway pictured

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A teenage girl killed in a stabbing at a Chinese takeaway in a Welsh village has been pictured in new information released by police.

Wenjing Xu, 16, died on Friday after a "major incident" at the Blue Sky restaurant on Baglan Street in Ynyswen, near Treorchy.

Two men are in police custody in relation to her murder.

Senior Investigating Officer Detective Chief Inspector Mark Lewis said: "Following completion of the post mortem examination we are now able to confirm that we are treating Wenjing's death as murder.

"This is a tragic and shocking incident – our thoughts are with Wenjing's family and friends at this extremely difficult time.

"I can reassure the community that at this time we are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

"A 31 year-old man, known to the victim, is in police custody having been arrested on suspicion of murder, and a 38 year-old man is also in police custody in connection with the incident.

"Both are being treated in hospital as a result of injuries sustained during the incident. I remain grateful for the support we have received from the local community during our enquiries."

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