Fifteen year old boy charged with Southampton murder

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Police have charged a 15-year-old boy from Andover with murder following the death of 17-year-old James Laurie.

James died from a single stab wound to the chest in the morning of Sunday 19 January following an incident on Lyndsay Road in Thornhill, Southampton.

The 15-year-old boy, also charged with possession of a bladed article, will appear before Southampton Magistrates Court tomorrow (January 22).

Anyone with information regarding this incident is still encouraged to submit information by our online portal or call 101 and quote Operation Tint.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.