Nottingham

Nathan Somers Newark park murder: Third man charged

Nathan Somers
Nathan Somers died of a stab wound, Nottinghamshire Police said

A third man has been charged in connection with the murder of a man whose body was found in a Nottinghamshire nature reserve.

Nathan Somers, 19, from Newark, was found on a path in Beacon Hill Conservation Park in August after reports of a fight at a birthday party.

A post-mortem examination found he died of a stab wound.

Jemelle Rodney 27, of Thornville Grove, Mitcham, Surrey, is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates' Court later.

Two others charged with Mr Somers' murder last month will appear at Nottingham Crown Court on Wednesday.

Police said Reuben Edwards, 18, of Gardendale Avenue, Clifton, and a 16-year-old boy who could not be named for legal reasons remained in custody.

Officers also said an 18-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy who were arrested alongside Mr Rodney in August remained on bail pending further enquiries.

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