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Hackney stab murder suspect youths charged

  • 21 August 2014
  • From the section London
Charlie Burns Image copyright Met Police
Image caption Charlie Burns was found with multiple stab wounds in Frampton Park Road

Two teenagers have been charged with the murder of 19-year-old Charlie Burns in Hackney, east London.

Ashan Crosdale, 19, and a 16-year-old, both from Hackney, have been charged after the fatal stabbing on Monday afternoon.

Police found Mr Burns, from Sharon Gardens in Hackney, with multiple stab wounds in Frampton Park Road.

A post-mortem examination confirmed the cause of death as stab wounds to the chest.

The two teenagers are due to appear at Thames Magistrates' Court on Friday.

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