1 youth dead, another charged with murder: Chatham-Kent, Ont. police

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A youth has died and another youth has been charged with murder, Chatham-Kent, Ont. police say.

Officials say they were notified of a disturbance around 10:45 p.m. Friday.

Police went to a home on Richmond Street where a male youth was found with serious injuries.

He was taken to hospital but later pronounced dead.

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Through investigation, a male youth was identified, arrested and charged with second-degree murder, police say.

He was remanded into custody with a future court date.

Due to the ages of the people involved, police say they will not be releasing further information.

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Officials say is an isolated incident and there’s no threat to public safety.

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