Norfolk

Connor Barrett death: Two teenagers deny party murder

  • 18 August 2014
  • From the section Norfolk
Connor Barrett
Connor Barrett was described as a "lovely boy" by the family who held the birthday party

Two teenagers have denied murdering a man at a 21st birthday party.

Connor Barrett, 20, was stabbed to death during a scuffle at a private party in Hemsby, Norfolk, on 10 May.

Jesse Quaye, 18, of Crittens Road, Great Yarmouth, and a 15-year-old boy appeared at Norwich Crown Court where they also denied carrying an offensive weapon and assaulting another man.

Anthony McLean, of Drifters Way, Great Yarmouth, denied assisting an offender. The three face trial on 20 October.

Mr McLean, 41, is accused of driving Mr Quaye to London after Mr Barrett had been killed.

Police were called to The Glebe in Hemsby at 23:25 BST on Saturday 10 May, following reports of a fight.

Christine Squirrell and Stefanie Clarke, the grandmother and mother of the man whose birthday was being celebrated, described Mr Barrett as a "lovely boy".

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