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Stoke City player charged with murder

Andrew Hall Photo: Stoke City FC

Stoke City footballer Andrew Hall has been charged with the murder of a 15-year-old girl who was stabbed at a house last weekend.

Eighteen-year-old Hall, who plays for Stoke City academy, is accused of killing Megan-Leigh Peat, from Westoning in Bedfordshire.

The house where Megan-Leigh Peat died Credit: ITV Anglia

She died from stab wounds at a house in Ailesbury Road in Ampthill, Bedfordshire at about 1.30am on Saturday.

A Bedfordshire police spokeswoman said that on the direction of the Crown Prosecution Service Hall, of Robin Close in Flitwick, Beds, had been charged with Miss Peat's murder.

"Andrew Hall is being held in police custody overnight and is due to appear at Luton Magistrates Court tomorrow morning."

– Bedfordshire Police spokesperson

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