Two men charged with murdering 25-year-old Adam Le Roi in Preston

Detectives investigating the murder of 25-year-old Adam Le Roi in Preston have charged two men.

Tuesday, 17th November 2020, 7:41 am
Updated Tuesday, 17th November 2020, 7:46 am

Police were called around 2.20am yesterday (Sunday, November 15) to a report of a man having been attacked at a flat in New Hall Lane.

Officers attended Kayley House where Adam Le Roi, from Preston, was found with multiple stab wounds to the chest. He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment but later died from his injuries.

Two men, Connor Rumble, 25 and Grant Gardner, 24, both of New Hall Lane, Preston, were arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and taken into custody.

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Adam Le Roi, 25, from Preston, was taken to Royal Preston Hospital to be treated for multiple stab wounds, but later died from his injuries. Pic: Lancashire Police

The pair have now been charged with murder by Lancashire Police, following consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service.

They are due to appear at Preston Magistrates’ Court today (Tuesday, November 17).

Detective Chief Inspector Jane Webb, of Lancashire Police’s Force Major Investigation Team, said: "While we have charged two men our enquiries continue. If you can help our investigation or have any information which is relevant, please come forward.

"Our thoughts remain very much with Adam’s family and friends at this sad time."

Adam Le Roi, 25, was found with multiple stab wounds to the chest after police were called to Kayley House in New Hall Lane on Sunday, November 15. (Photo by David Nelson)

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Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 0125 of November 15.

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