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Teen charged with murder after death of girl, 15, at popular holiday park

A teen has been charged with murder after the death of a teenager girl at a popular holiday park.

Our sister title The Mirror report how Matthew Selby, 19, is due to appear in court on Tuesday following the death at Ty Mawr Holiday Park in Towyn, North Wales.

We previously told how emergency services raced to the scene of the incident where a 15-year-old girl was pronounced dead and an arrest was made on July 31.

Details of the circumstances surrounding the death are yet to be revealed.

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North Wales Police said on Monday: “Following an incident at Ty Mawr Holiday Park, Towyn on Saturday afternoon, 19-year-old Matthew Selby from the Greater Manchester area has this afternoon been charged with murder.

“He has been remanded in custody and will appear before magistrates tomorrow.

“We would ask the public not to speculate about this incident on social media as this is an active investigation.”

A park spokesperson said previously: “We are shocked and saddened by this tragic incident.

“Ty Mawr is a 100 acre family park which welcomes tens of thousands of happy holidays makers every year.”

Police officers, along with three rapid response vehicles, two ambulances and the air ambulance, were called to the holiday park on the afternoon of July 31.

The A548, which runs alongside the holiday park, was temporarily closed to allow the air ambulance to land, sparking long delays on surrounding roads.

Police urged people to stay away from the scene but later said it was a “tragic but isolated incident”.



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