25 October 2019 16:36
A 21-YEAR-OLD accused of stabbing two teenagers to death at a house party in Milton Keynes has appeared in court today. Charlie Chandler, of Bletchley, was charged with two counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder following the bloodbath last Saturday. 4 Charlie Chandler appeared at Milton Keynes Magistrates' Court this morning Credit: PA:Press Association He appeared on the dock at Milton Keynes Magistrates' Court for the short hearing this morning. Dominic Ansah and Ben Gillham-Rice, both 17, died from knife injuries after they were attacked at the party. Post-mortem examinations revealed Dominic died from a stab wound to the back and Ben was knifed in the chest.
Chandler is also accused of the attempted murder of 23-year-old Ryan Brown and a 17-year-old boy, who cannot be named be named for legal reasons. Members of the victims' families watched the proceedings together in the court's upper public gallery. Chandler, who was wearing a grey tracksuit, only spoke to give his name, age, date of birth and to confirm his nationality as British. No pleas were entered during his short appearance at court. MOST READ IN NEWS Latest LORRY ARRESTS Haulage boss and wife, 38, arrested for manslaughter over 39 migrant deaths BUG OUTBREAK Children 'dropping like flies' as 30 fall ill to sickness bug at caravan park 'I'M DYING MUM' Vietnamese 'lorry victim's' desperate texts to mum saying 'I can't breathe' HEIR WE ARE Harry makes surprise appearance in support of Meghan amid royal tensions DEAD IN JAIL Phones4U exec dies in prison after killing transgender 'mail-order' bride 'like a rocket' Porsche driver overtakes before 120mph smash that killed pregnant teacher Chair of the magistrates' bench Dr Phil Dobson remanded Chandler in custody. He will next appear at Luton Crown Court on Monday. A 22-year-old man, from Milton Keynes, has also been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder and is being questioned today, Thames Valley Police said. 4 Ben pictured with his mum Credit: Hyde News & Pictures Ltd 4 Dom Ansah was killed at a house party in Milton Keynes on Saturday night Credit: Hyde News