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Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Man charged with murder following fatal stabbing in Colne

Police have charged a man with murder following a fatal stabbing in Colne.

Officers were called to New Market Street, Colne, at 2.26pm on Sunday, March 31, where paramedics were treating a 34-year-old man with a number of serious injuries.

Richard Chamberlain (pictured) from Colne died a short time later.

Specialist officers are supporting Richard’s family at this distressing time.

A postmortem examination established the cause of Richard’s death was multiple stab wounds.

A 44-year-old man from Colne was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of Richard’s murder.

Following consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service, Frank Wrona (44) of New Market Street, Colne, has been charged with murder and remanded to appear at Blackburn Magistrates Court today.

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses. Anyone with information or footage which could assist their investigation should email: [email protected] or call 101, quoting log 640 of March 31, 2024.

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