Boy, 13, Charged With Murder Of Asylum Seeker
Alioune Cisse, 30, died in Newcastle General Hospital three days after he was found slumped in the Benwell area of the city on February 12.
Doctors said he had suffered a brain injury.
Mr Cisse, who was also known as Papa Mody Mbaye, had gone to Tyneside to seek asylum from Senegal a few months earlier.
The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was due to appear before Newcastle magistrates.
Two other boys aged 17 and 15 were previously charged with murder and remanded in custody.