Murder charge after Blackpool stabbing

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a 26-year-old in Blackpool.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 2nd August 2018, 9:50 am
Updated Thursday, 2nd August 2018, 10:53 am
Joshua Whitley
Joshua Whitley

Joshua Whitley (who also went by the name of Atcherley), suffered a single stab wound to the chest on Friday July 27.

He was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital but died a short time later.

Stephen Routledge, 24, of Station Road, Blackpool, has today been charged with his murder.

He was due to appear at Preston Magistrates’ Court this morning.