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Second charge in Stratford murder

News   •   Oct 16, 2019 10:40 BST

Detectives investigating the murder of 15-year-old Baptista Adjei in Stratford have charged a second male.

A 15-year-old boy [B] has been charged with conspiracy to murder. He will appear in custody today (Wednesday, 16 October) at Stratford Youth Court.

A 16-year-old boy [C] arrested on Tuesday, 15 October has been bailed pending further enquiries to a date in mid-November.

Previously, a 15-year-old boy [A] was charged on Saturday, 12 October with murder, grievous bodily harm with intent in relation to another 15-year-old victim and two counts of possession of an offensive weapon.

This follows an investigation by homicide detectives from Specialist Crime.