Charges laid after 14 year old boy killed

Hamilton, ON, Canada / AM900 CHML

A 14 year old is dead and an 18 year old is facing charges after a murder in Hamilton’s east end.

It all started at about 10 o’clock last night  when police responded to a call for a disturbance involving groups of young people in the area of Lincoln Avenue and Gordon Street.

Upon arrival officers found the 14-year-old victim suffering from a stab wound.  The teenager was taken to hospital by ambulance where he was pronounced dead.  Social media postings identify him as Jesse Clarke, a Delta Secondary School student.

Charged with second degree murder is 18-year-old Brodie Nicholls.

Investigators are still searching for evidence and taking witness statements.

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