Newham teenager stands trial for murder over death of 15-year-old Jordan Douherty in Collier Row

PUBLISHED: 11:38 03 July 2018 | UPDATED: 11:46 03 July 2018

Jordan Douherty. Picture: Met Police

Jordan Douherty. Picture: Met Police

Met Police

A 16-year-old from Newham accused of murdering 15-year-old Jordan Douherty in Collier Row two weeks ago will stand trial in November.

Police at the scene of the stabbing in Collier Row of 15-year old Jordan DouhertyPolice at the scene of the stabbing in Collier Row of 15-year old Jordan Douherty

Jordan, from Chafford Hundred, was killed outside the North Romford Community Centre in Clockhouse Lane, at 9.05pm on Saturday, June 23, after a fight broke out outside a birthday party.

The teenager was found suffering from stab wounds on the street nearby.

He was treated at the scene by paramedics from the London Ambulance Service, but was pronounced dead a short while later.

The 16-year-old who stands accused of murder cannot be named for legal reasons, but was charged with murder on Wednesday, June 27.

Today (Tuesday, July 3), he appeared at the Old Bailey before Judge Anthony Leonard QC, who set a prospective three-week trial date for November 26.

A plea hearing will be held on September 17.

The boy was remanded in custody.

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