14-year-old boy charged with manslaughter following death of Connor Saunders

14-year-old boy charged with manslaughter following death of Connor SaundersA 14-year-old boy has been charged with manslaughter following the death of Connor Saunders in Rottingdean.

The boy, who cannot be named because of his age, was charged by Sussex Police yesterday (Tuesday 17 April 2012) after it was authorized by the Crown Prosecution Service.

The boy remains in custody and is due to appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday 18 April 2012).

A14-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of murder has been bailed until 8 May. A 13-year-old boy also arrested on suspicion of murder was bailed on Monday 16 April until 8 May.

Connor Saunders died on Sunday 15 April 2012, following an assault on Saturday night in West Street, Rottingdean.

Anyone with information regarding the incident who has not yet spoken to police is asked to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting Operation Markby or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Photo by Tony Webster

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