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Second male charged with murder of 15-year-old boy in Hackney

News   •   Jun 07, 2019 12:37 BST

[Victim: Tashaun Aird]

Detectives investigating the murder of 15-year-old Tashaûn Aird in Hackney have charged a second teenager.

A 16-year-old male [B] was charged on Friday, 7 June with the murder of Tashaûn and grievous bodily harm with intent in relation to a second victim. He was also charged with possession of an offensive weapon and possession of cannabis.

He will appear at Stratford Youth Court in custody on Friday, 7 June.

[A] Romaine Williams-Reid, 18 (28.04.01) of Erith Crescent, Romford was charged on Monday, 6 May with murder and grievous bodily harm. He will next appear at the Old Bailey on Thursday, 25 July.

A 15-year-old male [C] was arrested on Friday, 7 June on suspicion of murder and grievous bodily harm with intent. He has been taken a police station in east London where he remains in custody.

Enquiries continue.