Girl, 15, charged with murder of Somerset man Mark Roberts

Girl, 15, charged with murder of Somerset man Mark Roberts

Girl, 15, charged with murder of Somerset man Mark Roberts

First published in Somerset

A 15-YEAR-OLD girl has been charged with the murder of a man in Somerset.

Mark Roberts, 35, died in hospital a day after being assaulted in Weston-super-Mare on October 12 last year.

A 17-year-old was charged with his murder in the following days and three other people were released on bail pending further enquiries.

On Tuesday (January 14), a 15-year-old girl answered bail and was subsequently charged with murder, Avon and Somerset Police confirmed.

She was due to appear at North Somerset Magistrates' Court this morning.

The two other people arrested have been released without charge.

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