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Four more charged over boy's Sydenham park murder

Nicholas Pearton
Image caption Eight people have been charged with murdering Nicholas Pearton

Four more teenagers have been charged with the murder of a 16-year-old boy in south-east London.

Nicholas Pearton was beaten and stabbed in Home Park Recreation Ground in Sydenham on 5 May as he tried to flee from up to 10 attackers.

Four boys, aged between 14 and 17 and from south London, are due before Camberwell Green Youth Court charged with murder on Thursday.

Four other teenage boys have previously appeared in court charged with murder.

Sheldon Gordon, 22, of Windrush Lane, Forest Hill, south-east London, is due before Greenwich magistrates on 23 July charged with perverting the course of justice.

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