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Third teenager charged with murder of Tashaun Aird, 15

A 15-year-old boy is due in court on Saturday.

Tashaun Aird was killed in east London (Metropolitan Police/PA)
Tashaun Aird was killed in east London (Metropolitan Police/PA)

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a teenage aspiring musician.

Tashaun Aird was stabbed to death in Somerford Grove in Hackney, east London, on the evening of Wednesday May 1.

Scotland Yard said a 15-year-old is due before magistrates on Saturday charged with murder, grievous bodily harm and possession of an offensive weapon.

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The scene at Somerford Grove in Hackney, east London (Yolanthe Fawehinmi/PA)

The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is the third person charged in relation to the death, police said.

A 16-year-old boy, charged on Friday, has been remanded in custody accused of murder, grievous bodily harm with intent, possession of an offensive weapon and possession of cannabis, while Romaine Williams-Reid, 18, of Erith Crescent, Romford, was charged with murder and grievous bodily harm and will appear in custody at the Old Bailey on July 25.

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