Youth charged with screwdriver stabbing murder

A youth has been charged with murdering « devoted father » Peter Duncan, who was stabbed in Newcastle on Wednesday.

Mr Duncan, 52, was attacked after what police said was a chance « coming together » with a group of youths near Old Eldon Square.

A 17-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with murder, possession of an offensive weapon and theft.

He is due to appear at North Tyneside Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

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Source: The Guardian

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