Esplanade murder: eighth person charged

Esplanade murder: eighth person charged

POLICE have charged an eighth person over the death of Patrick Slater at the Esplanade train station in January.

Mr Slater died after a brawl in the early hours of January 27 following Australia Day celebrations.

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Major Crime Squad officers have now charged a 14-year-old boy with murder, and he is due to appear in Perth Children’s Court on Friday morning.

The seven others charged are an 11-year-old boy, a 17-year-old, three 19-year-olds, a 23-year-old man and a 29-year-old.