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Two boys, aged 14 and 15, charged with murdering Keon Lincoln in gun and knife attack

Two boys, aged 14 and 15, have been charged with the murder of 15-year-old Keon Lincoln.

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A 15-year-old from Walsall and a 14-year-old boy from Birmingham have both been charged with Keon's murder.

They have been remanded in custody to appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court on Monday.

The pair are accused of killing Keon – who suffered gunshot and stab wounds – in Linwood Road, in the Handsworth area of Birmingham, on Thursday, January 21.

Detective Chief Inspector Alastair Orencas, from West Midlands Police's homicide unit, said: "The death of Keon has left so many devastated.

"The whole community has felt the pain of losing a 15-year-old boy with his life in front of him.

"These charges are a significant milestone in our investigation but we continue to leave no stone unturned to get justice for Keon.

"Our enquiries remain ongoing and we still need you to come forward and tell us what you know. It could prove crucial in this investigation."

Anyone with information is urged to call West Midlands Police on 101.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at

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