Teenager charged with manslaughter of Polish man in Essex

Arkadiusz Jozwik, a 40-year-old factory worker, was attacked in August outside a takeaway

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A 15-year-old has been charged with manslaughter following the death of a Polish man in Harlow, Essex. 

The Crown Prosecution Service authorised Essex Police to charge the teenager, who cannot be named due to his age.

Arkadiusz Jozwik, a 40-year-old factory worker, was assaulted in August outside a takeaway. 

Six teenagers were arrested following the attack and Mr Jozwick died of serious head injuries two days after the incident. 

Another 43-year-old man, believed to be a friend of Mr Jozwick’s, was also taken to hospital after the attack, IBTimes reported. 

Senior investigating officer Detective Inspector Danny Stoten, of the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, said: “The Crown Prosecution Service has now authorised Essex Police to charge a teenager with manslaughter in connection with the death of Mr Jozwik.

“He is due to appear at Chelmsford Youth Court on 6 January 2017.”