Northampton

Liam Hunt stab death: Sixth person charged with murder

Liam Hunt Image copyright Northamptonshire Police
Image caption Liam Hunt was attacked in St George's Street in Northampton

A sixth person has been charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old boy.

Liam Hunt was attacked in St George's Street, Northampton, at about 17:00 GMT on 14 February.

Aaron Joseph, 20, of Hylands Road, Walthamstow in London, arrested on Tuesday, was remanded into custody by magistrates and will appear at Northampton Crown Court on Friday.

Five other people have already been charged with murder.

Four boys aged 16 and 17, who cannot be named for legal reasons, and James Dodd, aged 18, of Sentinel Road, Northampton were remanded in custody after appearing at Birmingham Crown Court on Tuesday.

They are due to appear at Northampton Crown Court in May.

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Image caption A Northampton town centre branch of McDonald's was closed as part of the investigation into Liam Hunt's death
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Image caption Police said the attack happened in a residential area