Suffolk

Teenager charged with double murder after Ipswich stabbings

Police cordon on an A14 slip road
Image caption A slip road onto the A14 from the Whitehouse interchange was closed by police on Thursday

A teenage boy has been charged with the murder of two men who were stabbed at a travellers' site in Ipswich.

The 17-year-old, who has not been named, was arrested in connection with the deaths of Barry Street, 32, and Nathan Oakley, aged 18, on Thursday.

Post-mortem tests carried out on Saturday confirmed both men died as a result of stab injuries.

The suspect has been remanded in custody and will appear at Ipswich Youth Court on Monday.

Suffolk Police were called to West Meadows traveller site at 13:15 GMT on Thursday after reports that a man in his thirties had been stabbed and collapsed close to the entrance of the camp.

Fifteen minutes later, another person arrived at Ipswich Hospital with suspected stab wounds.

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