Birmingham & Black Country

Hassan Mahmood stabbing: Teenager remanded in custody

Hassan Mahmood
Image caption Hassan Mahmood was stabbed once in the back

A teenager has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 15-year-old in a park in Birmingham.

Hassan Mahmood was attacked in Oaklands Park, Yardley, on 15 July and died in hospital from a single stab wound to the back.

A 17-year-old was remanded in custody at Birmingham Crown Court, charged with murder. A 16-year-old boy, charged with assisting an offender, was bailed.

The pair are next due to appear at the court on 3 October.

Neither can be named for legal reasons.

Two other teenagers have been released without charge.

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