Three charged with Christopher’s murder

Christopher Meli
Christopher Meli

Three teenagers have been charged with the murder of Christopher Meli.

The 20-year-old’s body was found at Glasvey Close, Twinbrook in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Vigil for Christopher Meli. Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye

Vigil for Christopher Meli. Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye

Two men, aged 18, and a 16-year-old youth are due to appear at Lisburn Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday.

The police said he was the victim of a “vicious and sustained” attack by up to 20 people.

Two other teenagers, aged 17 and 18, remain in police custody.

Hundreds of people attended a vigil for Mr Meli on the Springfield Road on Monday night.