Teenager charged with murder in Cheshire

A teenager has been charged with murder following the discovery of a body in Ashley.

The 18-year-old was arrested in Forton, Newport, at around noon on Friday 13 December.

Approximately four hours before he was arrested a teenage boy’s body was discovered outside in Ashley Mill Lane, Ashley.

The body has been identified as that of 15-year-old Alex Rodda.

The family of the boy from the Knutsford area have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

The teenager arrested has been charged with murder and possession of a bladed article in a public place.

He has been remanded in custody and is set to appear at Crewe Magistrates’ Court on Monday 16 December.

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