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Man charged with murder

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Detectives investigating a murder in Preston have charged a man.

Following consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), Darren Taylor, 44, of no fixed address has been charged with the murder of Steven May, 50, from Deepdale.

He is due to make his first appearance at Preston Magistrates’ Court today (Tuesday, May 28th).

We were called at around 9:45am on Monday, May 20th after Steven had been found deceased inside a property on Raven Street in Deepdale.

A subsequent post mortem examination has revealed a number of injuries to his body including multiple fractures. It is believed he died as a result of these.

If you have any information that could help our investigation into Steven’s death, please call 101, quoting incident reference 1596 of May 23rd. Alternatively, you can reach Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.


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