Boy, 16, appears in court charged with murders of 31-year-old student in burka and young father after he was ‘found with weapon’ near one of crime scenes

Thousands turned out for Ms Almanea’s funeral after her body was flown back to Saudi Arabia for burial

A 16-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with murdering a 31-year-old Saudi student who was wearing a burka and a father-of-five within three months of each other.

The teenager was stopped by officers on Tuesday on suspicion of having an offensive weapon – a lock knife – on the same path in Colchester where Saudi Nahid Almanea was found brutally stabbed to death last June.

The boy has now been charged with murdering Ms Almanea and James Attfield, 33, who died after being stabbed more than 100 times in the town last March.

The teenager appeared before magistrates in Chelmsford this morning wearing glasses and a grey tracksuit…

unnamed-2The teenager was charged with murdering Ms Almanea and James Attfield (pictured), who died after being stabbed more than 100 times in a park in the town in March last year

unnamed-10And there was seemingly endless discussion about it being Islamophobia. In the end, it appears to be a (sadly) conventional psychopath.

Earlier coverage:

June 20, 2014: A Woman Wearing A Headscarf In Killed In The UK: No Suspect, No Motive But It Is Already Around The World: Islamophobia!

June 24, 2014: Thousands Gather For Desert Burial For Saudi Arabian Student Nahid Almanea Stabbed To Death In Essex

June 25, 2014: UK: Supposed Yet Unconfirmed ‘Hijab Murder’ Becoming Obsession — ‘Exposes Threats To UK-Middle East Relationships’ — Good!