A 15-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a man in Chelmsford.
Lee Evans, 47, was stabbed death in Cromar Way on June 22. He later died in hospital.
The teenager from South London also faces a count of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs, on the same date.
The boy has been further charged with with affray and possession of an offensive weapon in connection with a separate alleged incident in Chelmsford on June 13.
He's due to appear before Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Monday.