Two 12-year-old boys who murdered stranger with machete are ‘UK’s youngest knife killers’ – The Independent

Posted June 11th, 2024 in children, murder, news, offensive weapons, young offenders by tracey

‘Two 12-year-old boys who used a machete to mercilessly stab an “utterly defenceless” teenager have been found guilty of murder. On Monday, jurors unanimously convicted the youths, who are believed to be the youngest defendants convicted of murder in Britain since Robert Thompson and Jon Venables, both aged 11, were found guilty in 1993 of killing two-year-old James Bulger.

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The Independent, 10th June 2024