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A 23 Year-Old Man Has Been Charged in Connection with the Murder of a Man in Lowestoft

A 23 year-old man has been charged in connection with the murder of a 28 year-old man in Lowestoft.

Stephen Butcher, of Ashfield Crescent, was arrested on Sunday July 8 and taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

The victim was fatally stabbed in Underwood Close at around 11pm on Saturday July 7. 

He was treated at the scene by the emergency services and transferred to James Paget Hospital where he later died. 

A Home Office post-mortem examination concluded that the cause of death was as a result of multiple stab wounds.

Butcher will appear before Norwich Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday July 10.

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