Two teenage boys have been charged with murder after an 18-year-old was stabbed to death in Ipswich last week.
Raymond James Quigley, of Wymondham, Norfolk, was killed in the attack on Tuesday afternoon in the city’s Westgate Street.
According to Suffolk Police, a post-mortem examination revealed that he suffered four stab wounds to the torso.
Two teenage boys were later arrested and charged with murder on Saturday.
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Alfie Hammett, 18, of Rushmere St Andrew in Suffolk, and a 17-year-old boy from Ipswich who cannot be identified due to his age.
The pair, who have also been charged with carrying an offensive weapon in a public place, have been remanded in custody and are due to appear in Ipswich Magistrates’ Court today.
“An 18-year-old man was approached by two other males and stabbed,” Suffolk Police said in a statement.
“One of the suspects chased and threatened a second man who was with the victim with a knife during the incident, but he was able to flee unharmed.
“The suspects then fled the scene in various directions.
“Despite the best efforts of medical personnel, the victim of the stabbing sadly died at the scene,” police said.
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