…By Jack Sylva for TDPel Media.
A 15-year-old boy has been accused of murder after a man was fatally stabbed in Bath.
The incident occurred on Saturday morning in the Southgate Street area of the city, and the police were called to the scene at approximately 3.30 am following reports of an assault.
Ben Moncrieff, who was 18 years old, was discovered at the scene with severe injuries, and despite the best efforts of paramedics, he was pronounced dead shortly after.
According to Avon and Somerset Police, a 15-year-old boy from south London has been charged with murder, as well as being in possession of a bladed weapon.
Due to legal constraints, the teenager’s identity cannot be released.
Today, the accused is expected to appear in Bristol Magistrates’ Court.
Mr. Moncrieff’s friends have created a GoFundMe page to raise £5,000 for his funeral and send-off.
He is referred to as a “hard-working” individual who “brought infinite smiles to everyone fortunate enough to meet him.”
This news article reports a tragic event that occurred in Bath, where a young man was killed, allegedly by a 15-year-old boy.
The article provides factual information on the incident, including the time and location of the crime, the victim’s name, and the accused’s age and place of residence.
The article also mentions that the accused has been charged with murder and possession of a bladed weapon, and is due to appear in court.
The article concludes by referring to a GoFundMe page that has been set up by Mr. Moncrieff’s friends to raise funds for his funeral and send-off.
The page describes Mr. Moncrieff as a “hard-working” person who brought joy to those who knew him.
The article’s tone is neutral, and it reports the facts in a straightforward manner.
The inclusion of the GoFundMe page and the comments from Mr. Moncrieff’s friends provides a human element to the story, reminding readers that there are real people involved in this tragedy.