Boy, 15, charged with murder of teenager Ben Moncrieff in Bath city centre

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A 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder following the death of a teenager in Bath city centre.

Ben Moncrieff, 18, died in the Southgate Street area of the city in the early hours of Saturday 6 May following reports of a man suffering serious injuries.

Paramedics attended the incident and found the teenager critically injured. He died at the scene.

Police say a 15-year-old boy, from south London, has been charged with murder.

The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, due to his age, has also been charged with possession of a bladed article.

He is due to appear at Bristol Magistrates' Court today.

Following news of Mr Moncrieff's death, friends set up a GoFundMe page to raise £5,000 to "give him the funeral and send off he deserves".

The friends described Mr Moncrieff as a "hard-working lad" who "brought endless smiles to everyone who was lucky enough to meet him".