Sussex stabbing: 16-year-old boy charged with murder

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of an 18-year-old man in Sussex.

Wednesday, 8th January 2020, 5:14 pm

Police said the teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, will appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Thursday (January 9).

Oliver Wells, 18, known as Ollie, tragically died after being stabbed at a house in Elphick Road, Newhaven, at the junction with Ship Street in Newhaven, at 11.30pm on Monday.

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Colin Oliver Wells, known as Ollie, has been named as the victim of the fatal stabbing in Newhaven on Monday night. Photo: Sussex Police
Officers at the scene in Newhaven on Monday night. Photo: Dan Jessup
Emergency services at the scene in Newhaven this week