Teenager charged in Lowedges murder investigation

Date published: 26 May 2018 23:09
Dated: 27 May 2018 00:06:09

Detectives have this evening charged a 15-year-old boy in connection to the death of a 15-year-old boy in the Lowedges area of Sheffield on Thursday 24 May.

The 15-year-old from the Lowedges area of Sheffield has been charged with murder and remanded into custody until his appearance before court on Monday 28 May.

At around 7.50pm on 24 May, officers responded to reports a 15-year-old boy had been stabbed on Lowedges Road. The teenager was taken to hospital but was sadly pronounced dead just after 8.50pm.

A post mortem examination has concluded the 15-year-old died as a result of stabs wound to the chest.

Although formal identification has not yet taken place, his family have been informed and are receiving support for specialist trained officers.

Officers are continuing to appeal for information in connection to the investigation and anyone with information is asked to report it via 101 quoting incident number 829 of 24 May. Anonymous information can also be given to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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