Great Yarmouth: Teenager charged with murder of Connor Barrett, 20, at Hemsby party

The scene in Hemsby where a young man was fatally injured at a party.
PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

The scene in Hemsby where a young man was fatally injured at a party. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

A 17-year-old teenager has this evening been charged with the murder of 20-year-old Connor Barrett.

Mr Barrett, from Abyssinia Close, Great Yarmouth, died as a result of a fatal stab wound inflicted at a private party held at Hemsby, near Yarmouth, on Saturday, May 10.

The youth, also from Great Yarmouth and who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been remanded in police custody and will appear at Norwich magistrates’ court tomorrow.

The police investigation into Mr Barrett’s death, led by the joint Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation Team (MIT), continues.

Seven other people arrested in connection with the investigation remain on police bail pending further enquiries.


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