Friday 18 August 2017

Girl (15) appears in court accused of murder of teenager with steel comb

Shenai Raif

A 15-year-old girl appeared at the Old Bailey today accused of killing a 16-year-old girl with a steel comb.

The teenager, who cannot be named, is charged with murdering Julie Sheriff, who died on September 21 after being attacked on May 7.

She died of a brain injury after being stabbed in the head with the comb in Falcon Road, Battersea, south London.

Julie, who was visiting friends in the area, had been in a coma since the incident.

The defendant, of no fixed address, was remanded to secure accommodation to face trial on January 23 next year.

No bail application was made.

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