A teenager is being charged with the murder of an 18-year old girl who, while returning from school, was assaulted.

  • Paramedics and police found Kajetan Mgdal, who had suffered fatal injuries, on Friday night
  • While walking back from prom, the boy in Stevenage was attacked by a stranger.
  • Patrick Sharp, 18 years old, has been arrested for murder and weapons possession

An 18-year old boy was attacked and killed by a teenager as he walked home from school.

Kajetan Mgdal (age 18), was found by police and paramedics with serious injuries in Cutty’s Lane Stevenage, Hertfordshire at 11.20 on Friday.

The injured schoolboy was then rushed to Lister Hospital just 2.4 miles away. There, emergency medical personnel failed to save him. He was declared dead at the hospital in the wee hours of Saturday morning.

Patrick Sharp (18) has been accused of the murder of Kajetan and the possession drug-related offenses in public places.

On Monday, he will be appearing before the St. Albans Magistrates Court. 

Hertfordshire Constabulary spokesmen said that a man was charged after the murder of another Stevenage man. Patrick Sharp (18 years old) was charged today with murder, possessing an offensive weapon, and possessing Class A drugs.

He has been placed in detention and is due to appear tomorrow before the St. Albans Magistrates’ Court (Mon).

Kajetan Migdal (above) was on his way home from a school prom when he was attacked in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, at around 11.20pm on Friday. He was taken to the Lister Hospital but died in the early hours of Saturday morning

Kajetan (above) was walking home from his school prom on Friday when he was attacked and killed in Stevenage. He died at the Lister Hospital on Saturday.

After an accident in Cutty’s Lane on Friday, Kajetan Mgdal was left with life-threatening injuries.

“Despite his best efforts, he died in the hospital at dawn yesterday (Sat).

Justine Jenkins from the Bedfordshire-Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit said, ‘Our investigations have continued over weekend and, after a rapid arrest, we now have a charge.

“However, however, we still appeal for witnesses who have not yet spoken with police to come forward. We are always looking for information.

Police are pictured at the scene of the attack. An 18-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of murder

Pictured at the site of the attack are police officers. A suspect in the murder of an 18-year old has been taken into custody

Michael Trotman, Detective Superintendent said that he understood the shock caused by this news. Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to your Safer Neighbourhood Team if you have any questions.

His family described him as a happy, cheerful young man who has a bright future.

His family wrote in a tribute to murdered Kajetan:  He was known for his love of dance, animals, hard work and caring friendships. He was a highly accomplished academic and hobbyist, so he was well positioned for great things. His life was full of hope and excitement.

Police forensics at the scene of the crime. Kajetan's aunt, Corrie Everett, from Texas, has now set up a GoFundMe page in his memory to raise money for funeral and travel costs

The crime scene was examined by police forensics. Corrie Everett (Texas) is Kajetan’s aunt and has set up a GoFundMe account in her memory to help raise funds for travel expenses and funeral costs.

Corrie Everett (Texas) is Kajetan’s aunt and has set up a GoFundMe account in her memory to help raise funds for travel expenses and funeral costs. 

Nearly $13,000 (£10,300) has so far been pledged.

Ms. Everett said, “As a family we are in total shock and devastated by this enormous loss. His entire life was ahead of him, and he had a wonderful summer planned.

“He left behind his parents, Gemma Janusz (my sister) and younger brother Fabian. We are all so sorry for their loss.