Matthew Mason Wiki
Matthew Mason, of Ollerton, near Knutsford in Cheshire, was arrested in Forton, Newport, a few hours later.
Matthew Mason, 18, of Ollerton, near Knutsford, had been charged with murder and possession of a bladed article in a public place https://t.co/AdxP3rc1Ks
— Manchester News MEN (@MENnewsdesk) December 15, 2019
An 18-year-old man has been charged with murder after the body of a 15-year-old boy was found in a country lane in Cheshire.
The body of Alex Rodda was discovered on Friday morning in a lane in Ashley, near the Greater Manchester town of Hale.
Matthew Mason Age
He is 18 years old.
Matthew Mason Arrested
He has now been charged with murder and possession of an article with a leaf in a public place. Mason was arrested and will appear before the Crewe trial court on Monday.
BREAKING: Matthew Mason appears in court charged with Alex Rodda murder in leafy Cheshire village https://t.co/CzP6t37ARx
— Birmingham Live (@birmingham_live) December 16, 2019
Alex Rodda Family Statement
In a joint statement, Alex’s family said: “Alex was a very loving, caring, kind, loyal and, most of all, trusting young boy. He loved life and made friends wherever he went. He will be sorely missed.”
Cheshire: Matthew Mason from Ollerton charged with murder after body of missing 15-year-old boy Alex Rodda found in Ashley village. https://t.co/KleynKHuMA
— Brian James (@yazzooguy) December 16, 2019
DCI Simon Blackwell, of Cheshire constabulary’s major crime directorate, said: “Our thoughts are with Alex’s family at this extremely difficult time.
“They are currently being supported by specialist officers and we request for their privacy to be respected.”
Denis Oliver, the headteacher at Holmes Chapel comprehensive school, where Alex was a year 11 Pupil, also paid tribute to the youngster.
In a statement posted to the school’s website, he said: “Alex will be sorely missed by everyone who knew him within our close-knit school family.
“Our deepest sympathies, thoughts and prayers are with Alex’s family and friends at this very sad time.”