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Teenager charged with murder of Tavis Spencer-Aitkens from Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 19:16 25 July 2018 | UPDATED: 19:16 25 July 2018

Tavis Spencer-Aitkens   Picture: SUPPLIED BY FAMILY

Tavis Spencer-Aitkens Picture: SUPPLIED BY FAMILY

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Police investigating the death of Tavis Spencer-Aitkens from Ipswich have charged a 19-year-old man with his murder.

Mr Spencer-Aitkens, 17, was attacked by a group of men at around 4.50pm on Saturday, June 2, in Packard Avenue, where he suffered a fatal stab wound.

Adebayo Amusa, 19, of Sovereign Road in Barking, has today, Wednesday, July 25, been charged with murder having been arrested by police yesterday.

Amusa will appear before Ipswich Magistrates Court tomorrow, Thursday July 26.

In early June, 22-year-old Aristote Yenge from Ipswich, and a 16-year-old boy from Colchester (who cannot be named for legal reasons) were both charged with murder.

Yesterday, Callum Plaats, of no fixed abode, was also charged with murder.

Two other men aged 20 and 19, arrested in early June on suspicion of conspiracy to murder, remain on bail until Monday, July 30. Detectives are continuing to appeal for anyone with information about the murder, especially anyone who witnessed the attack or anything suspicious in the area immediately prior to it or directly afterwards, to make contact.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Major Investigation Team, preferably by uploading information to the online portal or failing that by dialling 101 and quoting reference 30192/18.

Alternatively you can contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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