Fleetwood Murder: Man Charged

17 December 2018, 09:10

Michael Hart

A man's been charged with a murder in Fleetwood.

33-year old local man Stephen Derbyshire was due before magistrates this morning.

Michael Hart died in hospital after being stabbed earlier this month.

A statement from Lancashire Police read in full: "Detectives investigating a murder in Fleetwood have charged a man.

"Stephen Derbyshire, 33, of Hawthorn Drive, Fleetwood, has been charged with murder and common assault. He is due to appear before Blackpool Magistrates’ Court this morning (Monday, December 17th)

"Police launched a murder inquiry on Sunday, December 9th after Michael Hart was stabbed on Broomfield Road in Fleetwood. Mr Hart, 31, of Fleetwood, sadly died later in hospital from his injuries. His family are being supported by specially trained officers."