Teenager charged with park murder

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An 18-year-old man was charged with the murder of a teenager shot dead in a park, police said today.

He was due to appear before magistrates accused of murdering Kadeem Blackwood, 15, in Derby last week, Derbyshire Police said.

Michael Hamblett-Sewell, 19, of Derby, was remanded in custody at the weekend after also being charged with Kadeem's murder.

Police in the case have also charged a 48-year-old woman with assisting an offender. She was bailed to appear at court later this month.

A 23-year-old man and a 20-year-old man have also been arrested over the death of Kadeem, who suffered a single shotgun wound to the chest while with friends on Caxton Street recreation ground.

He was taken to Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, but died from his injuries.