8 Jan 2020

Hamilton stabbing: Second person charged with murder

12:20 pm on 8 January 2020

A second person has been arrested in relation to the murder of a man in Hamilton late last year.

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Johnny Junior Bennett was stabbed on 1 December and died later on 8 December.

A 19-year-old woman was previously charged with murder and now a second woman, 22-years-old, has been charged with murder and is due to appear in the Hamilton District Court today.

The first woman is due to reappear in the Hamilton District Court on 4 February.