Teenage boy, 17, denies murdering Rayon Pennycook in Corby

Date set for two-week trial in November

Wednesday, 14th July 2021, 11:15 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th July 2021, 11:16 am

A teenage boy has pleaded not guilty to murdering Rayon Pennycook in Corby.

The 17-year-old defendant, who cannot be named for legal reasons, denied murder at Northampton Crown Court this morning (Wednesday, July 14) and is set to go on trial for two weeks on November 15.

Rayon, 16, was stabbed in Constable Road at about 7pm on May 25, and died at the scene despite the best efforts of the emergency services.

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Rayon Pennycock, 16, was fatally stabbed in Constable Road, Corby, on May 25

Four other teenagers, aged 15, 16 and two 17-year-olds, were arrested on suspicion of murder and bailed pending further police enquiries.