Lancashire

Jonjo Highton stabbing: Two more charged with murder

Jonjo Highton Image copyright Lancashire Constabulary
Image caption Jonjo Highton died from a wound to the neck

Two more men have been charged with murdering a teenager in a knife attack in Preston.

Jonjo Highton, 18, from Preston, died in St Stephen's Road on 20 August. A post-mortem examination found he was killed by a blade wound to the neck.

Stephen Walton, 23, of no fixed address and Zaahid Patel, 19, of Park Avenue, Preston have been charged with murder.

Five other men from Preston have already faced charges of murder over the 18-year-old's death.

They were Minhaj Musa, 20 of Deepdale Road; Sabaar Dal, 19 of Alice Square; Owen Whitesmith, 19, of Glebe Close; Arron Graham, 22 of Ripon Street; and Craig Walton, 26, of Watling Street Road.

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