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Boy, 15, in court on murder charge after stabbing

Victim Samuel Baker, also 15, was stabbed in Sheffield on Thursday.

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Samuel was stabbed to death (South Yorkshire Police/PA)

Samuel was stabbed to death (South Yorkshire Police/PA)

Samuel was stabbed to death (South Yorkshire Police/PA)

A 15-year-old boy has been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with the murder of another boy.

The suspect, who cannot be named because of his age, was arrested over the fatal stabbing of Samuel Baker, also 15.

Samuel, from the Lowedges area of Sheffield, died in hospital on May 24, an hour after being found injured.

His family, who continue to be supported by officers, have asked for their privacy to be respected.

The suspect appeared before magistrates in Sheffield on Monday and was remanded to appear at Sheffield Crown Court on Tuesday, South Yorkshire Police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives.

PA