Fifth Person Charged over Esplanade Death

Image: File photo.
Image: File photo.

A FIFTH person has been charged over the death of Patrick Slater near the Esplanade Train Station on January 27.

Mr Slater (26) was allegedly stabbed to death in a large brawl in the early hours of the morning after Australia Day.

Major Crime Squad charged a 19-year-old Yangebup man with murder.

An 11-year-old boy, two 19-year-old men and a 20-year-old have also been charged over Mr Slater’s death.

The Yangebup man will face Perth Magistrates Court today.