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Boy charged with murder of Rhamero West, The Manc

Boy charged with murder of Rhamero West

He has been remanded into custody ahead of an appearance at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court today.

A 16-year-old boy – who cannot be named for legal reasons – has been charged with one count of murder.

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He has been remanded into custody ahead of an appearance at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court today (Friday 17 September).

Officers were called to Norton Street in Trafford just before 6pm on Thursday 9 September to a report of a stabbing.

Emergency services attended and found 16-year-old Rhamero West from South Manchester, with a number of stab wounds. He was taken to hospital but sadly died a short while later.

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Rhamero was found injured in Old Trafford last Thursday

According to Greater Manchester Police, detectives investigating his death have been piecing together a number of incidents that occurred prior to his death, including multiple collisions and violent disorder around the Princess Road area of South Manchester.

Detective Chief Inspector Liz Hopkinson, from GMP’s Major Incident Team, said: “This has been an incredibly fast paced and complex investigation and detectives have been following multiple lines of enquiry as we piece together the events of that day.

Anyone with information or dash-cam, mobile phone or CCTV footage can also submit it via GMP’s Major Incident Public Portal here.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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