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Second murder arrest

PUBLISHED: 16:33 24 September 2008 | UPDATED: 10:40 12 August 2010

A SECOND teenager has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 16-year-old boy last year. Mitchell Elliot,18, of Howerd Way, Shooters Hill, appeared at Greenwich Magistrates Court on Tuesday charged with the murder of schoolboy Ben Hitchcock. Mr

A SECOND teenager has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 16-year-old boy last year.

Mitchell Elliot,18, of Howerd Way, Shooters Hill, appeared at Greenwich Magistrates Court on Tuesday charged with the murder of schoolboy Ben Hitchcock.

Mr Hitchock, of Blean Grove, Penge died from a single stab wound to the stomach on June 24 last year during a fight involving up to 60 youths.

On June 24 this year, unemployed Royston Thomas, 18, of Hazel Grove, Lewisham appeared Greenwich Magistrates Court charged with Mr Hitchcock's murder.

Both men are remanded in custody and will next appear at the Old Bailey on September 30.


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