Stab Death: Man Charged

Police have charged a 19 year old man with the murder of another teenager, aged 19, found stabbed in Luton.

Ryan Burke was found injured at Milliners Court, Milliners Way, Luton, where he lived, at 10.45pm on Thursday 25 April 2013.  He later died in hospital.

A post mortem examination showed he died from a single stab wound.

Mark Hannell, also 19, from Thames Court, Trent Road, Luton, was arrested at the scene.  Officers from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit have now charged him with murder.

He was remanded in custody and was due to appear before Luton Magistrates Court on Monday 29 April.

Officers are still seeking information and witnesses to what happened.

Anyone who can help is asked to contact Det Insp John Arthur at the Major Crime Unit on 01707 355959 or via non-emergency 24 hour number 101.

Alternatively you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111. You do not have to give your name and you may be entitled to a cash reward.

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