Boy, 14, charged with murder after girl, 12, stabbed to death

A boy, 14, has been charged with the murder of 12-year-old Ava White. The ‘popular and bright’ schoolgirl was stabbed at a Christmas lights switch on in Liverpool on Thursday night. Detectives believe Ava and her friends had been involved in an argument before she was attacked. A passerby who found her collapsed on the ground …

Boy, 10, dies after dog attack at house

A 10-year-old boy has died after reports of a dog attack in Wales. The child died at the scene at a house in Pentwyn, Penyrhoel on Monday afternoon. The dog has been destroyed by firearms officers following the tragedy. No other animals were involved. Paramedics from the Welsh Ambulance Service rushed to the scene at …

Boy, 9, died of ‘devastating’ injuries after being left alone with 45kg bulldog

A nine-year-old boy was mauled to death by a family friend’s dog after being left alone in a caravan with the animal, an inquest heard. Frankie MacRitchie, from Plymouth, suffered ‘extensive and devastating’ head and neck injuries after being attacked by the 45kg American bulldog cross Staffordshire bull terrier in April 2019. Frankie had been …