Five teenage boys have appeared in court charged with the murder of another teenager who was stabbed.
Jacob Abraham, 15, was injured in a road behind his home in Hurst Drive, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, at about 21:30 GMT on 7 December.
Three 14-year-olds and two 15-year-olds, all from London, appeared at St Albans Crown Court.
They were remanded in custody and are due back on 6 February for a plea hearing.
The boys, who have been accused of joint enterprise murder, cannot be named for legal reasons.
A trial date has been set for 21 May.