Detectives have charged a man with murder following an investigation in Blackpool.
Police were called by the Ambulance Service around 2am on July 21 following a report a man had been assaulted on Lytham Road.
The man, named as Gary Williams, 31, from Blackpool, was taken by ambulance to Royal Preston Hospital but sadly died on July 23.
A post mortem examination found Mr Williams died as a result of significant head trauma.
William Beattie, 47, of Reads Avenue, Blackpool had initially been charged with the assault of Mr Williams on July 22 .
Following consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service, he was yesterday (Tuesday, August 20) charged with murder.
He has been remanded to appear at Preston Crown Court tomorrow (Thursday, August 22).