Victims of Nottingham knife and van attack were students aged 19 and man in 50s

A 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a deadly rampage in the city on Tuesday.

Two 19-year-olds and man in his 50s were killed in the Nottingham attacks, police said.

The students were stabbed to death in Ilkeston Road at about 4am on Tuesday while the man’s body was found in Magdala Road.

At a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, Nottinghamshire Police Chief Constable Kate Meynell said it was believed the older man’s van had been stolen and was driven at three people in Milton Street.

One man remains in hospital in a critical condition while two others suffered minor injuries following that incident.

A 31-year-old man remains in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of murder.

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