Boy (16) in court on Nelson unlawful killing charge

A 16-year-old Nelson boy has appeared in court on an unlawful killing charge.


The teenager appeared before Pennine Youth Court this morning (Monday) charged with the offence which relates to the death of David Hutchinson in July.

Mr Hutchinson was assaulted in Leeds Road, Nelson, on the evening of June 15th as he walked to a nearby shop.

The boy was remanded on conditional bail to appear at a preliminary hearing at Preston Crown Court on January 15th.