Police have charged a 44-year-old man with the murder of Richard Chamberlain on Easter Sunday.

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

The man, later named as Richard Chamberlain, 34, died a short time later.

A post-mortem 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.

Police have this evening (Tuesday) charged Frank Wrona, 44, of New Market Street, Colne, with murder.

He has been remanded into custody to appear at Blackburn Magistrates' Court in the morning.

A police spokesperson said: "We are continuing to appeal for witnesses.

"Anyone with information or footage which could assist our investigation is asked to email 
forcecontrolroom@lancashire.police.uk or call 101, quoting log 640 of March 31."