Boy, 16, charged with murdering 14-year-old girl found dead in park
A boy, 16, has been charged with murder after the body of a schoolgirl was found in a park.
Viktorija Sokolova, 14, was found in Wolverhamptons West Park just before 7am on Thursday.
A post-mortem examination gave the cause of death as a blunt force trauma to the head, West Midlands Police said.
The Wolverhampton teenager accused of killing Viktorija is due to appear at Dudley Magistrates Court on Monday.
The family of Viktorija Sokolova, who was found dead in a park in Wolverhampton on April 12, has paid tribute to their little angel in a statement issued through West Midlands Police:
Viktorija was like a little angel, she made our lives so colourful and full of meaning.
We cant believe she has left us at such a young age. We will never forget you our sweetheart.
You will be living in our hearts, soul and mind forever. Goodbye our little angel.