Four people arrested in connection with the murder of teenager in Essex have been released on bail until the 19th of December.
Six weeks after a Clacton teenager was stabbed to death at a house party, his mother has launched a new campaign against knife crime.
Essex Police have issued a further appeal for anyone who witnessed a fatal stabbing at a party in Colchester to come forward.
Just over a year ago Caroline Shearer's 17-year-old son, Jay Whiston, was stabbed to death at a house party in Colchester.
Since then she's launched a charity which aims to rid the streets of knife violence.
Today her 'Only Cowards Carry' charity launched a new schools programme, designed to educate children on the consequences of carrying knives.
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A charity set up by the mother of murdered Essex teenager Jay Whiston has begun carrying out workshops warning about the dangers of knife crime.
Schools across North Essex, including Tendring Technology College, are signing up to the scheme run by 'Only Cowards Carry Weapons'.
Jay was stabbed to death at a house party in Colchester last September. He was 17 years old.
A man is due to stand trial next year for the murder of teenager Jay Whiston from Clacton.
Jay, 17, was stabbed at a house party in Colchester in September 2012.
Edward Redmund, 18, from Stanway, Colchester was remanded in custody charged with his murder when he appeared in court today, 5 August.
His trial, which is expected to last six weeks, is due to start in January.
Two people have been charged with witness intimidation in connection with investigation of the murder of Clacton teenager Jay Whiston.
Jay, 17, was stabbed a house party on Marlowe Way, Colchester, last September. Jay, from Aster Close, died a short time later in hospital.
In May 2013, four people were arrested on suspicion of witness intimidation.
Alan Loughlin, 18, of Titania Close, Colchester has been charged with three counts of intimidating a witness. Kieran Marsh, 18, of Creffield Road, Colchester has been charged with two counts of intimidating a witness.
They've been released on bail and will appear in court on July 30.
Two people from Clacton, a 16-year-old girl, and an 18-year-old woman, have been re-bailed pending further enquiries until August 6, 2013 and August 8, 2013 respectively.
Essex Police have charged a youth with the murder of a teenager in Colchester last summer.
17-year-old Jay Whiston was stabbed at a house party on Marlowe Way in September and died shortly afterwards in hospital. A 17-year-old from the town was remanded in custody this afternoon by magistrates charged with his murder. He is due to be back in court on Friday.
A 17-year-old has been charged with the murder of Jay Whiston. Jay, who was also 17, was stabbed at a house party in Colchester last September.
Eight months on, a youth from Colchester has been charged with one count of murder and will appear before magistrates later today.
Police investigating the murder of a teenager in Colchester say they've recieved a number of calls after a poster campaign this weekend. Seventeen year old Jay Whiston was stabbed at a house party on Marlowe Way on September 8.
Police asked people gardening over Easter to help in the search for the murder weapon. Detectives say theyr are now following up on the calls.
Detectives investigating the murder of a Clacton student say they've had a disappointing response to their latest appeal for information.
Jay Whiston, 17, was stabbed at a house pary in Colchester in September. At a news conference yesterday his mother and sister made an emotional plea.
Essex police say they're frustrated that so far no-one has been able to help them catch Jay's killer.
The mother and sister of a teenager stabbed to death in Essex have appealed for help to catch his killer.
Jay Whiston died following the attack at a house party in Colchester in September. Yesterday would have been his 18th birthday.
So far no-one has been charged with Jay's murder. Police hope this appeal along with a significant new clue will help them catch his killer.
The mother of a teenager murdered last year at a party has made an appeal for information about his killing. Jay Whiston was 17 when he died last September and would have turned 18 yesterday.