BREAKING NEWS: Police charge 16-year-old boy with murder of Northampton teenager Liam Hunt

Liam Hunt suffered fatal injuries during an assault at around 5pm on Tuesday, 14 February.

Liam Hunt suffered fatal injuries during an assault at around 5pm on Tuesday, 14 February.

A 16-year-old boy has become the seventh person to be charged with the murder of Northampton teenager Liam Hunt.

The boy, who was arrested on Friday, is now due to appear before Northampton Magistrates’ Court on Monday, February 27.

Liam Hunt suffered fatal injuries during an assault at around 5pm on Tuesday, February 14.

Four boys, who cannot be named for legal reasons, and 18-year-old James Dodd, of Sentinel Road, Northampton, appeared before Birmingham Crown Court on February 21 charged with his murder and were remanded in custody.

Aaron Joseph, 20, of Hylands Road, Walthamstow, London, appeared before Northampton Magistrates’ Court on February 23, also charged with murder and was remanded into custody.