Second teenager charged over Melbourne stabbing death

A second teenager has been charged with murder over the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old boy in Melbourne.

The teen, 17, from Hillside will appear at a children's court on Monday charged with murder, armed robbery and intentionally causing serious injury over the attack on two other teens at Kings Park on September 28.

Maaka Hakiwai was stabbed to death last month. Source: Supplied

Co-accused Joshua Horton, 18, appeared in Melbourne Magistrates Court on Wednesday charged with killing Maaka Hakiwai, 17, during the altercation.

Maaka died in hospital, while his 18-year-old brother Nate was also seriously injured. His condition has since improved.

A stretch of pavement covered in blood from the stabbings. Source: Nine News

An argument between the two groups of teens was allegedly sparked over a hat one of the Hakiwai brothers was wearing, The Herald Sun reported.

The 17-year-old was brought into custody after three Protective Services Officers spotted the teen at Watergardens station, recognising him from a crime circular Victoria Police members were issued last week.

Horton was remanded in custody until a committal mention on February 12. -

- with AAP

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