Boy, 16, charged with teenager’s murder

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A fifth teenager has been charged with the murder of a 17-year-old stabbing victim who died in hospital six days after being attacked.

Nottinghamshire Police said a 16-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, would appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Saturday charged in connection with the death of Lyrico Steede.

Police have previously charged Kasharn Campbell, 19, of no fixed address, and three other teenagers with murder.

Campbell and the three teenagers – two 17-year-old boys and a 15-year-old girl, who also cannot be named – are due to stand trial at Nottingham Crown Court on October 2.

A 17-year-old girl has also previously been charged with assisting an offender in connection with the incident.

She is due to appear at Nottingham Youth Court on April 3.

Lyrico, known as Rico, was stabbed a number of times in an attack which started at Bulwell’s Hempshill Lane recreation ground.

He was then chased and left with serious injuries in Stock Well, Bulwell, at around 7.30pm on Tuesday February 13.

Detectives are continuing to appeal to anyone with any information about the death to contact them by calling Nottinghamshire Police on 101.

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