A seventh person appeared before a judge at Northampton Crown Court yesterday charged with the murder of 17-year-old Liam Hunt.
The 16-year-old boy, who was arrested last Friday (24 February), is now set to appear at court for a plea and trial hearing on 19 May with six other defendants. He has been remanded into custody.
Liam Hunt suffered fatal injuries during an assault at around 5pm on Tuesday, 14 February.
Four boys, who cannot be named for legal reasons, and 18-year-old James Dodd, of Sentinel Road, Northampton, appeared before Birmingham Crown Court on 21 February charged with his murder and were remanded in custody.
20-year-old Aaron Joseph, of Hylands Road, Walthamstow, London, appeared before Northampton Magistrates’ Court on 23 February also charged with murder and was remanded into custody.