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Boy, 15, in court charged over fatal Sheffield street stabbing

Samuel Baker Image copyright Family photo
Image caption Samuel Baker died in hospital about an hour after he was attacked

A 15-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with murdering another teenager.

Samuel Baker, 15, died in hospital from stab wounds to the chest about an hour after he was attacked in Lowedges Road, Sheffield, on Thursday.

It was the second fatal stabbing in the city in a week, prompting new special stop and search procedures by police.

The accused, who cannot be named, appeared at Sheffield Crown Court and was remanded in custody until 12 June.

Image caption Floral tributes have been left in Lowedges Road near to where the boy was attacked

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