Two Oldham men charged in connection with teenager’s murder

Reporter: Jon Chubb
Date published: 23 November 2020

A further two men and a teenager have been charged in connection with the murder of a teenager in Moston earlier this month.

Just after 7pm on Thursday 5th November 2020, police were called to reports of a disturbance on Birchenall Street, Moston. 

Officers attended and established that Alexander John Soyoye had been stabbed. 

Despite the best efforts of emergency services, he was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

18-year old Francesco Raji and Christopher Semedo, 22, both of Elm Road, Oldham, have been charged with the murder of Alexander John Soyoye and violent disorder.

A 15-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has also been charged with his murder and violent disorder.

All three will appear at Manchester Magistrates' Court tomorrow morning (23rd November 2020).

A 15-year-old boy who was arrested on Saturday (21st November 2020), has been bailed pending further enquiries.

18-year old Brent Tchipenda, of Wistaria Road, Manchester, was also charged earlier with month with murder and violent disorder.

He appeared at Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court on Wednesday 11th November 2020 and was remanded into custody until his next appearance.

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