Teenager charged with murder after 18-year-old found with stab wound


A teenager has been charged with murder after an 18-year-old man was found with a single stab wound.

Joshua Taylor was pronounced dead at the scene after police arrived at around 12.55am on Monday, Leicestershire Police said.

A 17-year-old youth has now been charged with murder after the incident in Sword Drive, Hinckley.

He has also been charged with possession of a knife in a public place.

He was arrested on Monday and has been remanded in custody to appear at Leicester Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, police said.

A post-mortem examination was carried out and found that Mr Taylor died from a single stab wound.