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Teenager Charged With Murder After 16-Year-Old Boy Was Stabbed To Death Outside Luton School | UK News

A teenager has been charged with murder after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death outside a school in Luton.

Humza Hussain, 16, was found with multiple knife wounds near Challney High School for Boys in Stoneygate Road around 4 p.m. on June 8.

He was taken to hospital but pronounced dead two hours later.

A 16-year-old boy from Luton will appear in court this week for murder and possession of a bladed article.

He remains in police custody.

A second teenager arrested on suspicion of violent unrest has been released on bail.

Humza Hussein
The 16-year-old was found with multiple stab wounds

Humza’s family said they were “extremely saddened” and “heartbroken” by his death and that “should never have happened”.

“He was a young boy with his whole life ahead of him,” they said in a statement.

“He was a beloved son, grandson and brother and this is a very sad loss for us as a family.”

Road from Stoneygate to Luton
The incident took place at Stoneygate Road, Luton on June 8

Detective Inspector Iain Macpherson of Bedfordshire Police said the force is still seeking to speak to anyone with further information.

“Our hearts go out to Humza’s family at this incredibly difficult time,” he said.

Challney High School for Boys
It happened near Challney High School for Boys

“We are absolutely determined to bring those responsible for this shocking attack to justice.

“We really look forward to hearing from anyone with information about this appalling incident. You can contact us online, or you can leave information anonymously if you wish.”

Anyone with information about the attack can call Bedfordshire Police on 101 citing Operation Alstromeria, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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This notice was published: 2021-06-13 20:23:00

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