Two charged over stabbing death

Police carry out a search through woodland in Marsden, near Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, where two men aged 18 and 19 were stabbed

Flowers left near the scene in Marsden, near Huddersfield

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Two men have been charged with murder after a teenager was stabbed to death in a village street.

Craig Hepburn, 19, died in hospital after he was found in Marsden, near Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, in the early hours of Saturday.

An 18-year-old man was also taken to hospital with stab wounds.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said a 36-year-old man and a 21-year-old man had been charged with murder and attempted murder.

They will appear before Huddersfield Magistrates' Court on Monday.

Officers were called to an incident in the Manchester Road, Town Gate, Old Mount Road area of Marsden shortly after midnight on Saturday.

They found Mr Hepburn and the 18-year-old, both from Renfrewshire, Scotland, who had both been stabbed.

The pair were taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, where Mr Hepburn later died from his injuries.

The police spokesman said: "Two men, aged 36 and 21 years, have been charged with murder and attempt murder and will appear before Huddersfield Magistrates tomorrow morning."

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