Teenage Boy Charged in UK Riots Murder

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Police in London have made an arrest in the case of a retiree killed during last week's riots.

A 16-year-old boy, whose name was not released because of his age, has been charged with murdering 68-year-old Richard Bowes.

On Aug. 8, Bowes' was found lying in the streets of London, badly injured. The retiree died of his wounds three days later.  

Meanwhile, British Prime Minister David Cameron is talking tough in the wake of last week's unrest.

The violence left five people dead and caused at least $350 million in damages.
Speaking bluntly, the prime minister said it's not poverty or racial tensions that led to the outburst.
Instead, he blamed criminal behavior and a lack of personal responsibility.

"We know what's gone wrong," Cameron said. "The question is do we have the determination to put it right."

"Do we have the determination to confront the slow motion moral collapse that has taken place in parts of our country these past few generations: irresponsibility, selfishness, behaving as if your choices have no consequences," he challenged his countrymen.
Cameron specifically mentioned the breakdown of the family and the rise of youth gangs.
The prime minister vowed his government will design new policies to tackle the problems, and be more outspoken about moral issues.

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