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Australia Teen in court on murder charge over Kings Park stabbing of 17-year-old

03:46  09 october  2019
03:46  09 october  2019 Source:   theage.com.au

Friends 'shattered' after teen stabbed to death in roadside ambush

  Friends 'shattered' after teen stabbed to death in roadside ambush A teenage boy stabbed to death in a quiet Melbourne street is being remembered as a "great mate" with a "big heart".Maaka Hakiwai, 17, passed away in hospital yesterday afternoon after he was violently set upon in Kings Park, in Melbourne's north-west.

Two teenagers have been charged in connection with the murder of a 17 - year - old boy in Greater Manchester. Yousef Ghaleb Makki was stabbed to death in Hale Barns They remain in custody and will both appear before Manchester Youth Court on Wednesday 6 March, a police spokesperson said.

Another 17 - year - old boy also appeared in the youth court in connection with the case, charged with possession of a knife and assisting an offender by disposing of the weapon. He smiled to family members. Magistrates released him on bail until March 28, when he will be appearing at the youth

a person wearing a hat and smiling at the camera: Maaka Hakiwai died after he was stabbed in Kings Park. © Supplied Maaka Hakiwai died after he was stabbed in Kings Park. A baby-faced teenager has fronted the Melbourne Magistrates Court accused of fatally stabbing a 17-year-old boy in Melbourne’s west last month. 

Joshua Horton, 18, appeared for a brief hearing on Wednesday morning, charged with murder.

The Sydenham teenager allegedly stabbed Maaka Hakiwai, 17, who died in hospital, in Kings Park on the afternoon of September 28.

Mr Horton’s lawyer Louise Conwell did not apply for bail, and he will be remanded in custody until his next court date in February.

The court was told this was Mr Horton’s first time in adult custody.

The clean-shaven teenager had short hair and was wearing a black T-shirt for his brief appearance.

When Magistrate Angela Bolger asked if he understood that the case had been adjourned for a committal hearing scheduled for next year and that police would serve the brief to his lawyer, Mr Horton replied “yes.”

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