16 Year Old Charged With Manslaughter

A 16 year old boy from Nelson has today been charged with.

Manslaughter following the death of David Hutchinson on 4th July 2013.

Mr Hutchinson, 64, was assaulted near to his home on Leeds Road, Nelson between 10.30pm-11pm on Saturday, June 15th after leaving his address to walk to a nearby shop.

He died two weeks later.

The boy will appear before Burnley Youth court on 30th December.