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Man charged after teacher killed and teenager seriously hurt

A man has been charged with murder and attempted murder in connection with an attack on a teacher and teenage boy at a village house.

Caroline Kayll, 47, died in hospital after her injuries while the boy suffered serious but not life threatening injuries.

The assault happened just before 8.55pm on November 15 inside an address onFoxcover, Linton, Northumberland.

On November 18, police released details of Paul Robson and said he was wanted in connection with the attack.

Those enquiries focused north of the border and – with support from Police Scotland – Robson was arrested outside of Glasgow on Friday.

An investigation into the circumstances around the incident has been ongoing.

Now, police have confirmed that Paul Robson, 49, of Stanley Street in Wallsend, has been charged with murder and attempted murder.

He will appear before Bedlington Magistrates’ Court on Monday morning.

Senior investigating officer, Detective Inspector Graeme Barr, said: ‘A murderinvestigation is always tragic for those involved and our thoughts go out to the families at this very difficult time.

‘We have had extra officers on patrol in the area concerned because weappreciate the impact that this kind of incident can also have upon the widercommunity.

‘We want to reassure the public that this is being treated as an isolated incident and a man has now been charged in connection with the attack and Caroline’s death.

‘I would urge members of the public to respect the active legal proceedings andrefrain from speculating on social media, as this could potentially prejudice the case.

‘I’d like to thank those who have come forward with information to assist us with this case, and would appeal for anyone with further information – who has yet to do so – to get in touch.’

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