Man to appear in court charged with murder of two teenagers in Brentwood

A man has been charged in connection with the death of two teenage boys in Brentwood at the weekend.

Charlie Preston and Frankie Gater died following a disturbance in Regency Court at around 1.30am on Sunday October 24.

Frankie Watson, 19, of Baker Street, Orsett, has been remanded to appear at Southend Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday 27 October) charged with two counts of murder, attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

Two men – a 20 year-old from Grays and a 21 year-old from South Ockendon – arrested on suspicion of murder have been released on bail to November 19.

A 40 year-old man from Brentwood has been released under investigation.

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Mick Ferris

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