Two men charged with murder of teenager

Micah Urquhart was killed on September 13

Micah Urquhart was killed on September 13 - Credit: Archant

Two men have been charged with the murder of a 19-year-old.

On Friday Bedfordshire Police charged Waqar Younis, 18, of Queens Close, Luton, and Paul Lynham, 18, of Midland Road, Luton, with one count of murder.

The men have been charged following the death of 19-year-old Micah Urquhart who grew up in Hitchin and attended The John Henry Newman School in Stevenage. The teenager was stabbed and killed on Friday, September 13, in Luton.

Both were remanded in custody and appeared at Luton Magistrates Court on Saturday.

This follows the arrest of a 43-year-old man on suspicion of murder. He was released on police bail on Saturday, September 15.

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