Murder charge after Blackpool stabbing

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

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.