Man charged with murder after fatal stabbing in Hatton Park near Warwick

The incident took in Blackwell Lane, Hatton Park, where police taped off an alley.

The incident took in Blackwell Lane, Hatton Park, where police taped off an alley.

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A man has been charged with murder after a man in his 50s was found with stab injuries at a property at Blackwell Lane in Hatton Park on Saturday.

Jack Merrilees, aged 21 and of linkway, Leamington, was charged on Tuesday evening in connection with the incident.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear before Magistrates in Leamington today (Wednesday).

Police have today named the man who died as Edward Cornet, aged 55, of Blackwell Lane, Hatton Park.

Paramedics were called to Mr Cornet’s home in Blackwell Lane at around 11pm on Saturday.

He was found with stab wounds and was taken to University Hospital, Coventry where he later died of his injuries.