The fifteen-year-old boy who was found seriously injured in the Rotterdam neighborhood of De Beverwaard on Thursday afternoon, was lying in the bushes when emergency services found him.

He was found to have multiple stab wounds and died on the spot.

Resuscitation attempts by emergency services rushed to no avail.

The stabbing incident took place on Goedenraadweg around 5 p.m.

Officers have not yet been able to arrest a suspect and are investigating the cause of the stabbing.

The police said in a press release that an investigation has been launched. The police are calling on witnesses to come forward and the investigation has started a neighborhood investigation. Forensic investigation is on site for trace evidence. Camera images in the immediate vicinity are checked.