Two people have been charged with the murder of 16 year old Connor Ansell in St Leonards.

16 year old Connor was stabbed in the stomach in Old Church Road near the junction of Battle Road in St Leonards.

The attack happened at 6.50pm on Saturday, November 18.

Connor died from his injuries in hospital nearly a week later, on 24 November.

Charged with Connor’s murder is 18 year old Jack Cunnion, a scaffolder, of Essex Road, St Leonards.

A 16-year-old boy from St Leonards has also been charged with murder.

They have both been remanded to next appear at court on March 1.


Anyone who witnessed the stabbing is asked to contact police online or call 101 quoting Operation Charing.

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