Man, 63, in court after housemate George Crawley's death in Blackpool

Police outside the Clinton Avenue home Geoffrey Howard and George Crawley shared together
Police outside the Clinton Avenue home Geoffrey Howard and George Crawley shared together

The housemate of a man found dead in the back yard of a house in central Blackpool appeared in court today.

Geoffrey Howard, 63, of Clinton Avenue, was charged with wounding with intent after George Crawley, also 63, was found dead in Clinton Avenue in the early hours of Monday, January 15.

Mr Howard did not enter a plea, and his next appearance is set to be on Monday, June 25, when a trial is scheduled to start.