Teen charged over child thrown from London gallery named

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Jonty Bravery charged with attempted murder. CREDIT: Facebook


A TEENAGER accused of throwing a child from a balcony at a London gallery has been named.

Jonty Bravery, of West London, is charged with attempting to murder the six-year-old French boy thrown from the 10th floor of Tate Modern.

The victim suffered a “deep” bleed to the brain and a fractured spine. He remains in hospital unable to speak, eat or move.

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Bravery, was 17 when he was charged in August and could not then be named until today, his 18th birthday.

During a hearing at the Old Bailey on Tuesday, Judge Nicholas Hilliard QC, Recorder of London, turned down an application for a court order that would have prevented him being named after he turned 18.

No further details from the hearing can be disclosed.

Bravery is due to appear at a plea hearing next month.

 


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