Man, 22, charged with murder

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A MAN was due to appear in court today charged with murder following the death of a man in a St Annes flat.

Jason Brookes, 22, of Elizabeth Court, Blackpool, has been charged with murdering Andrew Boardman.

He was last night remanded in custody ahead of appearing before Blackpool Magistrates Court today.

Police and ambulance crews were called out at 11pm on Saturday after reports a man had been assaulted at a flat on Glen Eldon Road.

Officers found Mr Boardman unconscious having sustained injuries to his face and body.

He was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital but his condition deteriorated and he died at 6am on Sunday. A post-mortem concluded he died from multiple injuries.

A 23-year-old man and 19-year-old woman, also arrested in connection with the alleged incident, have both been released no charge.