Mapping UK's teen murder toll



This table shows every known victim of murder or manslaughter aged 10-19 in the UK since 1 Jan 2008. It includes victims of domestic violence and straightforward assault as well as gang-related deaths.

Many cases are still being investigated or prosecuted by police but where there has been a conviction, this is noted in the text and the story is linked.

The list is in reverse date order but you can sort by name, age or location by clicking the table headings.
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Name Age Location Date of incident Cause of death Summary
Jake Johnson 19 Cheltenham 25/12/09 Other

Jake is believed to have fallen from the third floor of a house in Rodney Road, Cheltenham. Police are treating it as murder.

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Salum Kombo 18 LondonBow 20/12/09 Stabbed

Art student Salum Kombo, who was studying at Tower Hamlets College, was found dead with stab wounds in Bow, east London.

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Andrew Gibson 19 County DurhamDarlington 12/12/09 Beaten

Teenage soldier Andrew died four days after he was injured in a fight at the Escapade nightclub in Darlington.

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James Murray 19 Belfast 05/12/09 Other

Student James, 19, died after falling from a ninth floor communal balcony of a Belfast flat.

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John Marsh 15 MerseysideThatto Heath, St Helens 21/11/09 Stabbed

John was stabbed at a house in the Thatto Heath area of St Helens. He died later from his wounds.

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Michael McCarthy 19 LondonStoke Newington 19/11/09 Stabbed

Michael was stabbed and then run over near his home in Yoakley Road, Stoke Newington.

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Ashleigh Hall 17 DurhamSedgefield 26/10/09 Other

Ashleigh's body was found in a farmer's field near Sedgefield. A post-mortem revealed she has been smothered.

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Jamie Kelly 18 LiverpoolKirkdale 14/09/09 Stabbed

Jamie arrived at Royal Liverpool University Hospital in a taxi having been stabbed but, despite treatment, he died from his injuries.

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Shevon Wilson 17 BristolSt George 12/09/09 Stabbed

Shevon suffered fatal wounds when he was stabbed near the World's End pub in the St George area of Bristol, in an incident witnesses said involved up to 30 young men.

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Jan Wilson 19 North YorkshireNorton 05/09/09 Other

Angus-born jockey Jan's body was found with that of fellow apprentice Jamie Kyne following a suspected arson attack at flats in the village of Norton, near Malton.

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Jamie Kyne 18 North YorkshireNorton 05/09/09 Other

Apprentice jockey Jamie, originally from County Galway in Ireland, was found dead along with Jan Wilson following a suspected arson attack at flats in the village of Norton, near Malton.

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Chanelle Sasha Jones 17 Aberaeron 02/08/09 Stabbed

Sasha - full name Chanelle Sasha Jones - was found in a Ford Fiesta stopped by police between Aberaeron and Aberarth in Ceredigion. A post-mortem revealed the childcare student had died from stab injuries.

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Carl Asiedu 19 LondonVauxhall 01/08/09 Stabbed

Young rapper Carl was found with stab wounds after performing at Club Life, London Bridge.

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Louise Evans 18 BurnleyTowneley Park 21/07/09 Stabbed

Louise suffered multiple knife and head wounds in what police said was a "horrific" attack in Burnley's Towneley Park. A 19-year-old admitted her murder, while a 21-year-old was later also found guilty.

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Ben Lund 19 Eastbourne 11/07/09 Beaten

Ben died after an attack in the early morning at the Funktion Rooms in Eastbourne.

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Michael Flint 18 Manchester 04/07/09 Beaten

Michael, from Glossop in Derbyshire, died a week after being found in a critical condition outside the Spar shop in Piccadilly.

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Maleha Masud 15 LondonTooting 21/06/09 Other

Maleha died four days after an arson attack which left four other members of her family critically ill. Petrol had been poured through the letterbox of her family home and set alight.

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Stuart Lownds 18 NottinghamBestwood 13/06/09 Stabbed

Stuart was found with stab wounds at a house in Teviot Road in Bestwood in the early hours of a Saturday morning. He died in hospital two days later.

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David Cox 18 DoncasterBessacarr 01/06/09 Beaten

David suffered head injuries in an altercation involving a group of teenagers at the Nostell Place precinct in Bessacarr. He was taken to hospital but died a day later.

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Adam Beaney 19 Faversham 30/05/09 Beaten

Adam was found with a chest wound near public toilets in Faversham's recreation ground. He died after being taken to the William Harvey Hospital in Ashford.

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Ian Charlton 18 Middlesbrough 29/05/09 Stabbed

Ian died from a single stab wound in Caldicot Close, Middlesbrough, on a Friday night.

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Jamie Bain 17 GlasgowCastlemilk 24/05/09 Stabbed

Apprentice floor layer Jamie, who had a one-year-old daughter, died of stab wounds following an incident at a house. A 21-year-old admitted culpable homicide.

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Scott Emsley 19 Dundee 23/05/09 Beaten

Scott, a keen Dundee FC supporter, was found lying unconscious in the street. He was taken to Ninewells Hospital but pronounced dead on arrival.

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Jahmal Mason-Blair 17 LondonHackney 23/05/09 Stabbed

Jahmal, a promising young footballer, was stabbed in a Hackney street in May. He died at the scene. A 14-year-old admitted manslaughter.

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Daniel Hambleton 19 DalkeithMayfield 16/05/09 Beaten

Daniel died at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary 12 hours after what police called an "altercation" in Kippielaw Park. A 48-year-old man was jailed for life for his murder.

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Giuseppe Gregory 16 ManchesterStretford 10/05/09 Shot

Giuseppe was shot as he sat in a car near the Robin Hood pub. He had already been driven to hospital by the time police arrived at the scene, but he died later.

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Adam Pervaiz 18 LondonDeptford 07/05/09 Stabbed

Adam was found dead in the stairwell of flats in Deptford's Abinger Grove, having been stabbed in the leg.

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Oluwaseyi Ogunyemi 16 LondonStockwell 27/04/09 Stabbed

Oluwaseyi was found with stab wounds to his chest and abdomen in Stockwell's Larkhall Park, following a suspected gang fight.

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Jessica McCagh 17 Arbroath 25/04/09 Other

Jessica suffered severe burns and died in hospital after she was doused in petrol and set alight at a flat in Bloomfield Road. Her teenage boyfriend was convicted of her murder.

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Damian Clough 12 KeighleyStockbridge 04/04/09 Other

Damian died from smoke inhalation after a house fire in West Yorkshire. Firefighters found him in his bedroom and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Juan Claude McKenley 18 Reading 02/04/09 Stabbed

Juan Claude was stabbed in what police described as an "altercation" outside Reading's Broad Street mall. He died later. A 27-year-old was jailed for life for his murder.

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Holly Fallon 10 Cronberry 28/03/09 Unknown

Holly's body was found alongside that of her mother, Diane, near Cumnock, East Ayrshire. They had been missing for 11 days.

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Robbie Thomson 17 Coupar Angus 25/03/09 Beaten

Shop worker Robbie was found, fully clothed and lying face down, in a burn just outside the town of Coupar Angus.

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Abdulkarim Boudiaf 18 LondonTottenham 14/03/09 Shot

Abdulkarim was shot while standing outside a pub in Tottenham on a Saturday night. Police said they did not believe the shooting to be gang-related.

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Wahab Zaaki 18 LondonWalthamstow 13/03/09 Stabbed

Wahab, who was approaching his 19th birthday, suffered multiple stab wounds to the chest during an altercation in Walthamstow. He died en route to hospital.

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Tyler Juett 17 NottinghamOld Basford 13/03/09 Stabbed

Tyler was found with stab wounds at a house in Old Basford, Nottingham, after reports of a disturbance. He was taken to hospital, but later died.

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Darren Loader 17 Hereford 12/03/09 Beaten

Darren was assaulted while walking along a disused railway line with friends. He was taken to hospital but later died. His girlfriend suffered a broken arm in the attack. A 23-year-old man has admitted his murder and the assault on the teenage girl.

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Robert Cowan 19 GlasgowSpringburn 07/03/09 Stabbed

Robert died from stab wounds after a confrontation in the Springburn area of Glasgow. Two friends, aged 19 and 21, were seriously injured in the attack. A 19-year-old was convicted of murder and two counts of attempted murder.

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Connor Muir 17 LivingstonLadywell 06/03/09 Stabbed

Budding DJ Connor was stabbed during an altercation on a path near a primary school in Livingston. He died from his injuries. A 23-year-old was found gulity of culpable homicide.

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Shannen Vickers 17 LondonBethnal Green 22/02/09 Other

Shannen and her grandmother died in a fire at their flat in Bethnal Green. A 19-year-old and a 20-year-old were jailed for life for torching the property.

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Taylor Burrows 18 Luton 21/02/09 Stabbed

Sixth-form student Taylor died from stab wounds after an incident at a house in Luton. Her ex-boyfriend admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.

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Michael Wright 17 LondonStratford 19/02/09 Stabbed

Michael, often known as Simon, was stabbed in east London in a row over an unpaid debt of £15. He died shortly later in hospital. A 16-year-old boy was jailed for life for the attack.

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Kul Hawadleh 19 LondonWealdstone 19/02/09 Stabbed

Kul, also known as Hassan, was filling up at a petrol station with some friends when he was stabbed.

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Tony Bromley 18 LiverpoolAnfield 14/02/09 Stabbed

Tony was found stabbed to death outside a house in Tuebrook, Liverpool. Two men were jailed for life for his murder.

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Rhys Davies 17 Cardiff 13/02/09 Beaten

Rhys died on Valentine's Day after he was assaulted the previous evening near Ladbrokes in St Mary Street. He had been out shopping with a friend and police believe he became involved in an argument.

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Shane Price 19 Stourport on Severn 13/02/09 Stabbed

Shane was found in a carpark on Hartlebury Common. He died from a stab wound to the chest.

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Ryan Quinn 14 Portrush 30/01/09 Other

Ryan died after he was chased onto the railway line and was hit by a train after a family birthday. Police have launched a murder enquiry.

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Steven Lewis 15 LondonPlaistow 24/01/09 Stabbed

Steven was stabbed outside an anti-violence event at a church hall in east London. Another teenager was jailed for life for his murder.

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Liam Munn 19 Nottingham 18/01/09 Beaten

Liam, a promising footballer, was found unconscious outside the Halo nightclub early in the morning. He died later in hospital. A 19-year-old admitted manslaughter.

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Jamie Yeates 15 Llanelli 08/01/09 Stabbed

Jamie, who had hopes of being a jockey, died from multiple stab wounds at his home in Llanelli. His 42-year-old stepfather is serving a 16-year sentence for his murder.

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Samuel Byrne 17 Tamworth 01/01/09 Other

Apprentice carpenter Sam was hit on the head with a brick at a house in Tamworth in the early hours of New Year's Day. He died later that day. His 18-year-old friend was found guilty of manslaughter.

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James Taylor 11 KentNew Ash Green 02/12/08 Drowned

James's body was found at the home he shared with his mother. She admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.

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Jane Treasure 19 SloughChalvey 18/11/08 Stabbed

Healthcare worker Jane was found with stab wounds at a house in Chalvey, Slough. Her family said she was a keen student and wanted to work abroad.

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Boris Reavey 19 Bedford 15/11/08 Stabbed

Boris was stabbed in the chest near a church car park in Bedford town centre. He died later in hospital. A 52-year-old man pleaded guilty to his manslaughter.

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Michelle Stewart 17 AyrshireDrongan 14/11/08 Stabbed

Michelle was stabbed in the early evening outside some shops in the Ayrshire village. Her brother, a nurse, rushed to the scene but she died shortly after arriving at hospital. Her 20-year-old former boyfriend was convicted of the killing.

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Kadeem Blackwood 15 DerbySunny Hill 11/11/08 Shot

The teenager was shot in the chest as he and some friends walked across a recreation ground in Sunnyhill, Derby. He was taken to hospital where he later died. Two men have been convicted of his murder.

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Kyle Grand 18 Leeds 09/11/08 Beaten

Kyle, from Rotherham, died on a night out with friends in Leeds. Police say an "incident" took place and they are treating it as murder.

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Amy Leigh Barnes 19 BoltonFarnworth 08/11/08 Stabbed

Amy Leigh, who had modelled for several magazines, was found stabbed at her home in Farnworth, Manchester. She was taken to hospital but died of her injuries. Her former boyfriend is serving a life sentence for her murder.

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Nabeer Bakurally 19 LondonIlford 08/11/08 Stabbed

Nabeer, from Forest Gate, east London was kicked, punched and stabbed to death in nearby Ilford. One man was jailed for 21 years for his murder. Another was sentenced to 10 years for manslaughter.

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Luke Woolf 18 SouthamptonNortham 25/10/08 Beaten

Luke was found with a serious head injury in a playground and remained in intensive care until he died five months later. A murder inquiry was then launched.

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Joseph Lappin 16 LiverpoolEverton 20/10/08 Stabbed

Army cadet Joseph was stabbed to death outside a youth club in Everton. He had been attending a music class and was waiting for a lift home.

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Victoria Couchman 19 Hastings 14/10/08 Unknown

The remains of the 19-year-old mother were found by children playing in woodland on the outskirts of Hastings. She had not been reported missing and it is unclear how she died.

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Craig Marshall 19 LondonActon 25/09/08 Stabbed

Craig arrived at Acton police station in west London with stab wounds after being attacked outside a nearby tower block. He died the next day in hospital. A drug dealer was jailed for eight years for manslaughter.

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Sabrina Larbi-Cherif 19 BirminghamLadywood 15/09/08 Stabbed

The bodies of Sabrina and her elder sister Yasmine were found at their apartment in central Birmingham. The Algerian-born sisters, who were British nationals, had been stabbed. A 29-year-old man was found guilty of both murders.

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Oliver Kingonzila 19 LondonCroydon 13/09/08 Stabbed

Promising footballer Oliver was stabbed to death outside a bar in Croydon, south London, in a row over a girl. A 19-year-old was jailed for life for his murder.

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Dale Robertson 18 SheffieldParsons Cross 06/09/08 Stabbed

Dale was stabbed to death during a fight at a 16th birthday party in the Parsons Cross area of Sheffield. The row spilled out into the street where he was stabbed. A 16-year-old and an 18-year-old were jailed for his murder.

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Courtney Eaton 17 SalfordWinton 05/09/08 Stabbed

Courtney, from the Winton area of Salford, was stabbed to death in a street disturbance. The 17-year-old had recently left school and was working part-time in a brewery. An 18-year-old was detained for eight years for manslaughter.

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Luke Howard 16 LiverpoolOld Swan 30/08/08 Stabbed

Luke was stabbed 12 times during an argument with a friend at a party. A 15-year-old has been convicted of his manslaughter and jailed for seven years.

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Shaquille Smith 14 LondonHackney 30/08/08 Stabbed

Shaquille was knifed in the stomach near his home in Hackney, east London. He died in hospital the next day. Six people were found guilty of his murder.

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Kirstie Foster 15 ShropshireMaesbrook 26/08/08 Other

Kirstie was killed along with her mother at the family home in Shropshire. Police believe her father, whose body was also found at the burnt-out house, killed the pair and then committed suicide.

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Charles Junior Hendricks 18 LondonWalthamstow 24/08/08 Stabbed

Police found Charles Junior lying wounded on a grassy area near a bus station in Walthamstow, east London. He died later in hospital from stab wounds to the chest.

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Dominic Barritt 18 EssexWalton-on-the-Naze 23/08/08 Beaten

Dominic was punched in an attack in the Essex seaside town. The trainee bricklayer suffered a severe head injury and died in hospital two days later. A man has admitted manslaughter.

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Mohammed al-Majed 16 HastingsClaremont 22/08/08 Beaten

Mohammed had spent five weeks in Hastings studying and was due to return to Qatar when he was assaulted in the town. He suffered head injuries and died two days later. A 22-year-old man was found guilty of his manslaughter.

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Nilanthan Murddi 17 LondonCroydon 16/08/08 Stabbed

Nilanthan was stabbed during an altercation in Croydon. He died three hours later in hospital from a stab wound to the neck. A 31-year-old was found guilty of his murder.

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Conor Black 16 ManchesterHarpurhey 16/08/08 Stabbed

Conor was stabbed in a row over an Xbox console outside a house in Moston, Greater Manchester. A 16-year-old has been jailed for life for his murder.

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Ryan Bravo 18 LondonWalworth 06/08/08 Shot

Ryan, who lived in Brixton, was shopping in a Costcutter grocery store when he was shot in the back. A 20-year-old man was jailed for life for the killing.

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Stephon Davidson 19 BirminghamLadywood 05/08/08 Shot

Stephon was shot in a drive-by attack on Birmingham's busy Monument Road in broad daylight. He died in hospital from his injuries.

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Michael Causer 18 LiverpoolHuyton 25/07/08 Beaten

Michael was beaten in an alleged homophobic attack after a night out. He suffered serious head injuries and died in hospital eight days later. A 19-year-old admitted murder while another defendant was cleared of the charge.

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Frederick Moody Boateng 18 LondonStockwell 17/07/08 Stabbed

Frederick was stabbed near his home in Stockwell, south London, after spending the afternoon at a funfair. He died later that night. His murderer has not been found but three men were jailed for their part in the attack.

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Stephanie Flanagan 19 ManchesterHyde 14/07/08 Beaten

Mother-of-two Stephanie was found dead at her home in Hyde, Greater Manchester. She died from a serious head injury. Her ex-boyfriend was jailed for life for her murder.

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Melvin Bryan 18 LondonEdmonton 10/07/08 Stabbed

Melvin suffered knife wounds to the neck and chest during a fight at a bedsit in Edmonton, north London. Two drug dealers were jailed for life for his murder.

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Tarek Chaiboub 17 SheffieldBurngreave 10/07/08 Shot

Tarek was shot outside a barber's shop in what police described as a "planned and targeted attack". He had been stabbed five days earlier. Four gang members are serving life sentences for his murder.

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Shakilus Townsend 16 LondonThornton Heath 03/07/08 Stabbed

Shakilus was found in the doorway of a block of flats and died in hospital the next day. He had been stabbed and beaten with a baseball bat. A 16-year-old girl and six other teenagers were convicted of his murder in a "honey trap" plot.

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Ben Kinsella 16 LondonHolloway 29/06/08 Stabbed

Ben, the brother of EastEnders actress Brooke Kinsella, had been at a bar in north London when he was attacked in a nearby street and died from multiple stab wounds. Three men were found guilty of his murder.

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Joseph Dymond-Williams 17 Bristol 22/06/08 Beaten

The A-level student was punched and kicked after intervening in a row in Bristol. He died two weeks later. An 18-year-old was found guilty of his murder while a second 18-year-old admitted manlaughter.

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David Idowu 14 LondonBorough 19/06/08 Stabbed

The teenager was stabbed in an unprovoked attack at a football pitch in south London. He fell into a coma and died three weeks later. A 16-year-old has been jailed for his murder.

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Frazer Endicott 19 DoncasterBalby 07/06/08 Stabbed

Frazer was stabbed by his half-brother David Fieldsend in a row over beer after the pair had been drinking. Fieldsend was sentenced to life for his murder.

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Simon Everitt 17 Mautby 07/06/08 Other

Simon's body was found near his home town of Great Yarmouth three weeks after he vanished in June 2008. He died from petrol inhalation and had been tied up and set alight. Three people were convicted of his murder.

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Arsema Dawit 15 LondonWaterloo 02/06/08 Stabbed

The schoolgirl's body was found in a lift on a housing estate in south London. She died from multiple stab wounds. A 22-year-old man was found by a jury to have "committed the acts" and sent to a mental hospital without time limit.

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Laura Thomson 18 Ayr 01/06/08 Stabbed

Laura was murdered by her ex-boyfriend with whom she had a toddler daughter. Stuart McDonald, 21, stabbed her in the neck in a jealous rage. He has been sentenced to 11 years in jail.

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Rhys Butler 17 Northwich 27/05/08 Beaten

The Liverpool teenager was beaten and stabbed at a flat in Northwich, Cheshire. A 28-year-old man was convicted of his murder.

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Amar Aslam 17 Dewsbury 25/05/08 Beaten

Amar's body was found in a walled garden in Crow Nest Park. He had been beaten and robbed. Three teenagers and a 20-year-old have been convicted over his death.

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Rob Knox 18 LondonSidcup 24/05/08 Stabbed

Rob, who had a small part in a Harry Potter film, was stabbed outside the Metro Bar in Sidcup. He died from internal bleeding. A 22-year-old has been jailed for life for his murder.

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Sharmaarke Hassan 17 LondonCamden 24/05/08 Shot

Sharmaarke was found with a gunshot wound to the head in Camden, north London. He died four days later in hospital.

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Rosimeiri Boxall 19 LondonBlackheath 17/05/08 Other

Rosimeiri, a vicar's daughter, died after falling from the third floor window of a south-east London flat. Two teenage girls were found guilty of causing her death.

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Nathan Lyons 17 RedditchBody found in Crayford, London 13/05/08 Unknown

Nathon's body was found in a tip lorry at a waste depot in Crayford, south-east London. Police believe it was originally dumped in Redditch, Worcestershire. Two people were jailed for life for his murder.

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Jimmy Mizen 16 LondonHither Green 10/05/08 Other

Jimmy bled to death from wounds to his neck from a shard of glass in a bakery in east London. He had just turned 16 and was on his way to buy his first lottery ticket. A 19-year-old was convicted of his murder.

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Lyle Tulloch 15 LondonBorough 03/05/08 Stabbed

Lyle was stabbed 13 times after being wrongly accused of taking another boy's mobile phone at a birthday party. Two teenagers have been sentenced to at least 12 years for his murder.

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Robert Spence 17 Reading 02/05/08 Stabbed

Robert, also known as Junior, was stabbed at the end of a night out in Reading town centre. He was acting as peacemaker in a fight when he was attacked. Three men were convicted of his murder.

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Adam Paton 17 AngusMontrose 24/04/08 Stabbed

Adam died after being attacked in North Street, Montrose. A 17-year-old was found guilty of culpable homicide but not guilty of murder.

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Michelle Reid 18 GlasgowMaryhill 19/04/08 Stabbed

The 18-year-old was stabbed by a 24-year-old woman in a row over a boyfriend. The woman has been jailed for eight years after admitting culpable homicide.

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Amro Elbadawi 14 LondonQueens Park 27/03/08 Stabbed

Schoolboy Amro was stabbed in the neck in the Queens Park area of north London. A "good friend" was sentenced to two years' detention for the killing, following an argument about a bicycle.

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Ashley Horton 16 BirminghamKings Norton 27/03/08 Stabbed

Ashley was stabbed in the leg at a derelict house in the Kings Norton area of Birmingham. He died seven hours later in hospital. Taion Johnson, 29, has been convicted of his murder.

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Devoe Roach 17 LondonStamford Hill 27/03/08 Stabbed

Devoe was found lying on the pavement with a stab wound to the chest, in Stamford Hill, London. He was taken to hospital but died an hour later. A 21-year-old was jailed for life for his murder.

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Ross Davidson 19 NewcastleByker 23/03/08 Beaten

Ross died from head injuries after being beaten in front of his girlfriend by burglars who broke into his flat. Two men have been sentenced to life imprisonment for his murder.

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Joshua Mitchell 17 InvernessSouth Kessock 22/03/08 Stabbed

Joshua was stabbed near his parents' home in an unprovoked attack. A 17-year-old, who had been drinking and taking valium pills, admitted his murder.

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Samantha Bennett 19 Stoke on TrentBurslem 19/03/08 Beaten

The 19-year-old mother was found beaten to death behind a house in Burslem, Staffordshire. A 21-year-old man admitted her murder.

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Nicholas Clarke 19 LondonStockwell 14/03/08 Shot

Nicholas, aka "Ratty", was shot in the head in Brixton, south London. He died the next day in hospital. A year later, police offered a substantial reward to help catch his murderers.

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Michael Jones 18 LondonEdmonton 13/03/08 Stabbed

Michael's body was found by his mother at their home. Her ex-partner had tied up, beaten and stabbed the geography undergraduate in the heart. He has been convicted of murder.

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Ahmed Mohammed Ibrahim 17 LiverpoolSefton Park 10/03/08 Beaten

The Somali teenager died from severe head injuries after an attack in Sefton Park, Liverpool. Two brothers, also from the Somali community, were found guilty of murder.

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Nathan Ridler 17 Bournemouth 24/02/08 Other

Nathan died as a result of a single punch to the head in the early hours outside a takeaway outlet. An 18-year-old man is serving three years for his manslaughter.

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Tung Le 17 LondonCentral London 23/02/08 Stabbed

The Vietnamese student was stabbed in the heart outside a Westminster club. A 19-year-old pleaded guilty to manslaughter due to diminished responsibility.

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Sunday Essiet 15 LondonPlumsted 19/02/08 Stabbed

Sunday was stabbed and kicked to death in south London. An orphan, Sunday had moved to the UK from his native Nigeria when he was six. Four men were convicted of his murder.

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Ofiyke Nmezu 16 LondonPonders End 15/02/08 Beaten

Ofiyke, known to his friends as Iyke, died two weeks after being hit on the head with a brick in a row over rap lyrics. An 18-year-old admitted his manslaughter.

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Joe Dinsdale 17 Hull 11/02/08 Stabbed

Joe was attacked in the street after an argument at a flat. A 21-year-old man has been convicted of his murder.

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Louis Braithwaite 16 ManchesterWithington 29/01/08 Shot

Louis died 12 days after being shot in the chest and stomach at a betting shop in south Manchester.

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Christopher Johnston 17 GlasgowBishopbriggs 26/01/08 Stabbed

Christopher was stabbed in the leg outside his home after confronting a teenage boy who had just knifed one of his friends. The 15-year-old boy has been convicted of culpable homicide.

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Fuad Buraleh 19 LondonEaling 26/01/08 Beaten

Fuad suffered head injuries when he was attacked in a park by a "posse" after a disturbance on a bus. A 24-year-old man has been convicted of his murder.

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Boduka Mudianga 18 LondonEdmonton 21/01/08 Stabbed

The art and design student, who was also known as Louis, was stabbed in the heart during a street fight. An 18-year-old was found guilty of manslaughter but not guilty of murder.

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Craig Hargreaves 19 Castleford 19/01/08 Other

Craig suffered serious head injuries as he tried to break up a fight at a nightclub in Castleford, West Yorkshire. A 23-year-old man from Leeds has been convicted of manslaughter.

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Alex Holroyd 19 West YorkshireTodmorden 09/01/08 Stabbed

Alex was stabbed in what police described as a planned attack. Three men have been convicted over his death.

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Faridon Alizada 18 LondonErith 05/01/08 Stabbed

Faridon was stabbed twice in the chest in a flat in a tower block in Erith, south-east London. Two other teenagers were wounded. A 32-year-old man has been jailed for life for his murder.

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Henry Bolombi 17 LondonEdmonton 01/01/08 Stabbed

Henry was chased and stabbed in the chest after getting off a night bus in north London with a group of friends celebrating New Year.

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Bradley Whitfield 16 LeicesterWestcotes 01/01/08 Stabbed

Bradley was stabbed in the neck with a piece of broken bottle as he walked home from a New Year's party. Two adults and two youths have been convicted over his death.

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