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Rolls Road toddler death: youths charged

London SE1 website team

Two youths have been charged in connection with the collision in Rolls Road last October that led to the death of 19-month-old Bermondsey toddler Billy Donnelly.

Billy Donnelly
Billy Donnelly

On 20 October 2006 a Jeep Wrangler was in collision with a tree and
then 19-month-old Billy Donnelly at the junction of Rolls Road and Marlborough Grove.

A 15-year-old youth attended a South London police station on Monday and was charged with aggravated vehicle taking.

A 14-year-old youth was charged with causing death by dangerous driving; aggravated vehicle taking; failing to stop after an accident and driving other than in accordance with a licence and no insurance.

Both youths were arrested in Southwark on the day of the incident.

Both are bailed to appear at Southwark Youth Court on Wednesday 7 February.

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