ティーンエイジャー, 18, appears in court charged with murder of ‘joy-filled’ 18-year-old who was attacked on his way home from school prom
A teenager appeared in court to face charges of murder after an 18-year-old was killed on his way home from his school prom.
Patrick Sharp, also aged 18, 殺人罪で告発されている, possession of cocaine, possession of a bladed article and attempted robbery after the death of Kajetan Migdal in Stevenage.
Wearing a grey tracksuit, Sharp who spoke only to confirm his age and address to St Albans Magistrates’ Court was remanded into custody.
Kajetan was found with life-threatening injuries in Cutty’s Lane in the Hertfordshire town by police and paramedics at around 11.20pm on Friday.
He was rushed 2.4 miles away to the nearby Lister Hospital where despite the efforts of emergency doctors, he was pronounced dead in the early hours of Saturday morning.
The former contestant of a BBC dancing show has been described by his devastated family as a ‘loving, joy-filled young man with a bright future’ and a ‘much-loved and talented family member’.
Sharp of Cuttys Lane, Stevenage is to appear at Luton Crown Court on Wednesday.
A teenager appeared in court to face charges of murder after an 18-year-old Kajetan Migdal was killed on his way home from his school prom in Stevenage
Kajetan was found with life-threatening injuries in Cutty’s Lane (the scene taped off by forensics and police) in the Hertfordshire town by police and paramedics at around 11.20pm on Friday
Tributes have come flooding in for 18-year-old Kajetan who was also known as a member of Prospects Fraternity which made it to the live show of BBC’s The Greatest Dancer.
His head teacher Clive Mathew, from John Henry Newman Catholic School in Stevenage, 前記: ‘It is with great sadness that the school must announce the death of Kajetan Migdal.
‘Kajetan was spending the evening with his school friends and staff celebrating the achievements and memories of his seven years in the school when he was killed in an attack close to the venues
‘Kajetan was a much loved member of the school community who had been looking forward to a gap year before study.
‘He was a continual source of pride for the school and was well known for his love of dance.
‘He was a member of Prospects Fraternity, the dance troupe that captured the heart of the school and the nation doing so well in the BBC’s The Greatest Dancer show in 2019.’
His form tutor for many years Joanna Heasman said: ‘He was always loving life, the enjoyment of his dance and many friends.
‘His exuberant personality made him popular with the year group and Kajetan could always make me smile and laugh.’
土曜日, the school opened its chapel to mourners who left dozens of bouquets of flowers. And has also offered counselling to pupils of John Henry Newman.
Tributes for 18-year-old Kajetan came flooding in after he died. 写真: The scene where he was found
A fundraising page on GoFundMe has been set up in his memory by his aunt Corrie Everett, テキサスから, which has already raised 20,000 米ドル.
Ms Everett said she was ‘devastated’ after her ‘handsome, 才能のある, smart nephew’ died on his way home.
彼女は付け加えた: ‘As a family, we are in complete shock and devastated at this huge loss. He had his whole life ahead of him and an exciting summer planned.
‘He leaves behind his parents, my sister Gemma and her husband Janusz, along with his younger brother Fabian and our extended family across the globe.’
She added a statement from their family: ‘Kajetan was a loving, joy-filled young man with a bright future.
‘He was known for his love of dance, 動物, hard work and caring friendships. As a high achiever academically and in his hobbies, he was set for big things.
‘He had just finished school and had his life to look forward to. The entire family is devastated at the loss of a much-loved family member, and he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
‘Several people have reached out to ask how they can help, so I have set up this GoFundMe on my sister’s behalf to help relieve some of the pressure at this difficult time.
‘We have family dotted around the UK. I am based in Texas and have not been able to afford to go home to London for over seven years. Our uncle is based in Menorca and all of Kajetan’s Polish family are based in Poland.
‘We would like [に] get everyone together to support my sister, her husband and younger son and give Kajetan the funeral he deserves. All money raised will go towards travel and funeral expenses for our family.’
Wearing a grey tracksuit, Sharp spoke only to confirm his age and address at St Albans Magistrates’ 裁判所 (写真) as he was remanded into custody
Detective Inspector Justine Jenkins, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit, 前記: ‘Our thoughts remain with Kajetan’s family and friends at this extremely difficult time. Specialist officers are continuing to provide support to his family and we once again ask that their privacy is respected.
‘Our enquiries have continued over the weekend and, following a fast time arrest, we have now secured a charge.
'しかしながら, we are still appealing for any witnesses who haven’t yet spoken to police to please come forward. If you have any information at all, please contact us.’
Detective Superintendent Michael Trotman said: ‘I understand that news of this incident will have come as a huge shock to the community and our thoughts are with all those who have been affected. If you have any concerns at all, please do not hesitate to contact your local police Safer Neighbourhood Team.
‘A charge has now been secured and it’s vital that the case is allowed to proceed through the courts unimpeded.’