Youth charged with Jay murder

Jay Whiston Credit: ITV News Anglia

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.