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Stanley News killing: Teen charged with murder

Mahesh Wickramasingha
Image caption Mahesh Wickramasingha was stabbed while working at Stanley News in Huyton

A teenager has been charged with the murder of a shop worker on Merseyside.

Mahesh Wickramasingha, 30, died after being stabbed while working at Stanley News in Kingsway, Huyton, on 29 November.

Sam Harrison, 19, of Salerno Drive in Huyton, was charged on Thursday night, a police spokesman said. He is due before Liverpool magistrates later.

Mr Wickramasingha, a father-of-two, was originally from Sri Lanka. He had come to the UK to support his family.

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