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Boy charged with Weston skatepark murder fabricated knife find claim, prosecutor Rebecca Christensen SC argues

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By Blake Foden
Updated May 27 2022 - 9:34pm, first published 6:20am
A police officer at the scene after the fatal fight at the Weston skatepark. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

An alleged killer fabricated his account about picking up a knife midway through a deadly skatepark brawl in an attempt to explain how a murder victim's blood came to be on his clothes.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.