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Three in court over Jordan 'murder'

Published 22/06/2015

Police at the scene of Jordan's murder
Police at the scene of Jordan's murder

Three teenagers charged with the murder of a schoolboy found dead in a cemetery have made their first appearance in court.

Jordan Watson, 14, was discovered in a secluded part of St John the Baptist Church cemetery in Carlisle, Cumbria, by a member of the public last Tuesday.

George Thomson, 18, Brahnn Finley, 19, and Daniel Johnston, also 19, all of Carlisle, were charged with his murder and appeared at a brief hearing at Carlisle Magistrates' Court today.

All three were remanded in custody until their next appearance at Carlisle Crown Court on Wednesday.

A post-mortem examination revealed that Jordan, from Ridley Road in Carlisle, died from multiple wounds to the head and neck caused by a sharp implement.

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