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Fifth teenager charged with murder of Michael Jonas in Bromley

PUBLISHED: 10:45 27 November 2017 | UPDATED: 10:45 27 November 2017

Michael Jonas died of stab wounds. Picture: Met Police

Michael Jonas died of stab wounds. Picture: Met Police

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A fifth teenager has been charged with the murder of 17-year-old Michael Jonas, who was stabbed in Bromley on November 2.

The 16-year-old appears at Bromley Magistrates’ Court today, Monday, November 27, after being remanded in custody on Friday.

He joins four others, aged between 14 and 17, charged with the murder of Michael in Betts Park, Penge.

A post-mortem examination at the Princess Royal University Hospital confirmed the cause of death as stab wounds to the chest and haemorrhage.

Two boys, 16 and 17, appeared in Bromley Magistrates’ Court on November 9 charged with murder.

Another two, 14 and 17, appeared in court on November 13 and have been remanded in custody to be tried on April 16 next year.

An 18-year-old, arrested on November 10, has been released under investigation after questioning.

A 16-year-old, arrested on November 4, has since been released with no further action.

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