Man charged with murder following Hillsborough stabbing

Date published: 18 October 2018 13:07
Dated: 18 October 2018 14:03:39

A 24-year-old man, originally arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, following the stabbing of Gavin Singleton in Hillsborough, has now been charged with murder.

Gavin Singleton, 31, was injured on Walkley Lane at around 12.20am on Sunday 23 September. He was taken to hospital but sadly died on Saturday 6 October. 

A post-mortem examination concluded that he died as a result of a stab wound to the chest.

A 29-year-old man was also injured during the incident, suffering a single stab wound. He was taken to hospital for treatment but released shortly afterwards. 

Danny Trotter, 24, of no fixed address, was previously charged with attempted murder in connection to the incident. He has now been charged with murder in connection to Mr Singleton’s death.

Trotter is also charged with section 18 wounding, the supply of controlled drugs and possession of an offensive weapon and remains remanded in custody.

Mr Singleton’s family and friends have asked that their privacy is continued to be respected.

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