Pair charged with murder following stabbing incident in Bury St Edmunds and due in court today

Two men are due to appear in court today, Wednesday, October 13, charged with murder by detectives investigating a fatal stabbing in Bury St Edmunds earlier this year.

At around 3.55am on Sunday, June 20, police were called to reports of an incident in Winsford Road, on the Moreton Hall estate.

Upon arrival, officers located a man who had sustained a serious stab wound. He was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, in Cambridge, for treatment where he sadly died two days later, on Tuesday, June 22.

The deceased has been identified as Neil Charles, aged 47, of Bury St Edmunds. A Home Office post-mortem examination concluded that Mr Charles died as a result of a single stab wound to the chest.

Two men who were first arrested in connection with this incident on Sunday, June 20, and live close to where the stabbing took place, were re-arrested on Monday, October 11, and charged with murder.

They are David King, aged 55, and Edward King, aged 18, both from Radnor Close, in Bury St Edmunds

They are to appear before Ipswich Magistrates’ Court later today.

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