Girl's death: Footballer charged

Stoke City FC Academy player Andrew Hall has been charged for the murder of a teenage girl. The 15-year-old was killed at a house in Bedfordshire in the early hours of yesterday morning.

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Trial date set for footballer accused of murder

Andrew Hall Credit: ITVAnglia

A trial date has been set for the 18 year old footballer accused of the murder of Megan-Leigh Peat in Ampthill, Bedfordshire. Andrew Hall appeared at Luton Crown Court today/Friday via a videolink to the prison, where he is being held on remand.

The murder charge was not put to him, but Judge Richard Foster set a provisional trial date of October 30 at Luton Crown Court. Hall, of Robin Close, Flitwick in Bedfordshire, was dressed in tracksuit bottoms and a polo shirt, with his left hand heavily bandaged.

He was remanded in custody and did not make an application for bail. He will next appear in court on September 10 for a plea hearing.

Megan-Leigh Peat Credit: ITVAnglia

Megan, from Westoning, Bedfordshire, was found dead in the early hours of Saturday morning at a house in Ampthill and Hall, who is at the Stoke City Football Academy, was arrested nearby

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Footballer charged with murdering schoolgirl

Andrew Hall Credit: ITVAnglia

An eighteen year Stoke City football player has tonight (Wed) been charged with murdering a schoolgirl at Ampthill in Bedfordshire.

Andrew Hall, who is 18 and a player with the Premier League club's academy is charged with murdering 15 year old Megan-Leigh Peat at the weekend. He will appear before Luton Magistrates tomorrow morning.

Footballer questioned about schoolgirl's murder

Andrew Hall Credit: ITVAnglia

A young footballer with Stoke City was being questioned today about the murder of a schoolgirl who was stabbed at a house at Ampthill in Bedfordshire. Andrew Hall, 18, had been offered a professional development contract at the Premiership club.

Today he was transferred from hospital, where he had been under guard, to Greyfriars police station to be interviewed about the fatal stabbing of Megan-Leigh Peat. Megan, 15, died at a friend's house in Ampthill at around 1.30 on Saturday morning.

Footballer remains in hospital awaiting questioning for murder

Police are still waiting to question a man about the death of a 15-year-old girl in Bedfordshire. Megan-Leigh Peat died at a friend's house at Ampthill on Saturday morning.

Her 18-year-old boyfriend, the Stoke City academy football player Andrew Hall, has been arrested. Officers have been unable to question him as He's currently in hospital

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