8:21 pm, Sun 08 Apr 2012
A 42-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a 17-year-old boy, police said tonight.
Adam Skilton of Wilton Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, is accused of killing student Jacob Woudstra outside the Shah pub in Hastings on April 5.
A post-mortem examination found the teenager died from a single stab wound to the chest.
He has also been charged with perverting the course of justice and will appear before Hastings Magistrates' Court tomorrow.
A 31-year-old man from Rye, arrested on suspicion of the murder of Jacob, and a 19-year-old man from Hastings, arrested for violent disorder, have been released on bail pending further inquiries.
6:11 pm, Sat 07 Apr 2012
Police have formally identified a teenager stabbed to death outside a pub following a dispute.
Student Jacob Woudstra, 17, of Mount Pleasant Road, Hastings, East Sussex, died outside the Shah public house in Mount Pleasant Road at about 3pm on April 5.
A post-mortem examination found the cause of his death was a stab wound to the chest, a Sussex Police spokesman said.
Two men arrested on suspicion of murder - a 31-year-old man from Rye and a 42-year-old man from Bexhill - remain in police custody.
8:42 pm, Thu 05 Apr 2012
Police were called to the Shah public house after a stabbing nearby
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8:39 pm, Thu 05 Apr 2012
A 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death today in Hastings, Sussex Police said.
6:36 pm, Thu 05 Apr 2012
A teenager died today after being stabbed twice in the chest.
Paramedics fought to save the life of the 17-year-old at the scene in Hastings, East Sussex.
A South East Coast Ambulance spokesman said the teenager was treated for two stab wounds to the chest.
Paramedics fought to save the boy who had been stabbed in the chest, but sadly he died.
– Sussex Police