Man who died in stabbing formally identified

Underwood Close in Lowestoft. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

Underwood Close in Lowestoft. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN - Credit: Sonya Duncan

Detectives have formally identified a man who died after a stabbing in Lowestoft.

Police were called at around 11.15pm on Saturday, July 7 to reports a man had suffered serious injuries at an address in Underwood Close, in the north of the town.

The victim, a 28-year-old man who has now been formally identified as Scott Tarrant, died of his injuries after been taken to the James Paget Hospital for treatment.

A Home Office post-mortem examination concluded that the cause of death was as a result of multiple stab wounds.

Steven Butcher, 23, of Ashfield Crescent in Lowestoft, was charged with murder.

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He appeared before Great Yarmouth Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, July 10 and has been remanded into custody.

He will appear before Ipswich Crown Court on Wednesday, July 11.

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