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Boy, 15, guilty of murdering friend, 12, who he tried to decapitate in woods

A 15-year-old boy has been found guilty of murdering his 12-year-old friend after attempting to behead him.

The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, repeatedly stabbed Roberts Buncis ‘in excess of 70 times’ after luring him into woodland in Lincolnshire last year.

Lincoln Crown Court heard that the defendant ‘intended at the very least to inflict serious violence’ on his young victim because ‘he was a snitch’, ahead of the ‘brutal and gratuitous’ killing.Read the full article here ▶