Leicester

Man and teenager charged over Leicester stab death

Adam Bent Image copyright Leicestershire Police
Image caption Adam Bent was described by his family as a "cheeky chap" who would "light up a room when he walked into it"

A man and teenage boy have been charged in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 31-year-old in Leicester.

Adam Bent, of Abbey Lane, was fatally attacked in Braunstone Gate in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Cameron Fields, 20, of Gresley Close, Leicester, has been charged with murder and is due before Leicester Magistrates' Court later.

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with assisting an offender and will appear at Leicester Youth Court.

The family of Mr Bent said they were "absolutely heartbroken at the loss of our wonderful son, brother and uncle".

Another man and teenage girl, who were arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, have been released on bail pending further enquiries, Leicestershire Police said.

Image caption The area around the scene of the stabbing was closed by police while an investigation took place

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