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Boy is fourth to be charged with Jodie Chesney murder

Fatally stabbed: Jodie Chesney
Fatally stabbed: Jodie Chesney

By Samar Maguire

A 17-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with the murder of girl scout Jodie Chesney.

Jodie (17) was stabbed to death in a park in Romford, east London, on March 1.

The boy is the fourth person to be charged with the murder.

He was also charged with possessing a stun gun when he appeared at Barkingside Magistrates Court yesterday and was remanded in custody.

Three other people have been charged with Jodie's murder: Manuel Petrovic (20), of Highfield Road, Romford; Svenson Ong-a-kwie (19), of Hillfoot Road, Collier Row; and a 16-year-old boy from Romford.

They are due to stand trial on September 2 at the Old Bailey.

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