Tributes For Alleged Stabbing Victim, As Teen Charged With Murder
Police have charged a 15-year-old boy with murder over an alleged stabbing attack which killed another teenager in Surfers Paradise.
Jack Beasley, 17, died in hospital from injuries sustained in the alleged attack at the tail end of Schoolies Week overnight.
Police said two groups of people became involved in an altercation on Surfers Paradise Boulevard about 8:10pm on Friday.
Two 17-year-old males from one group were stabbed in the chest.
Both of the victims were transported to Gold Coast University Hospital, where one of them -- confirmed by friends to 10 News First as Jack Beasley -- died from his injuries.
Police on Saturday night announced they had charged a 15-year-old boy from Waterford with murder and acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm.
The 15-year-old boy is due to appear in Beenleigh Childrens Court on Monday.
Meanwhile, flowers were left on the thoroughfare where Beasley was allegedly fatally stabbed, with the words "Rest easy mate" written on the packaging.
Tributes for Beasley flowed in from loved ones on social media remembering the teenager as a "beautiful soul and light".