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Nimes Street stabbing: Irvine man Hugh Cushnaghan charged with murder

Posted on - 21st December, 2015 - 8:43pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Fishwick, Preston News
Nimes Street remained closed off by Preston Police during Sunday

Nimes Street remained closed off by Preston Police during Sunday

A man has been charged with the murder of 50-year-old Steve Whitney in Fishwick.

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Hugh Cushnaghan, of Montgomery Street, Irvine, Scotland was arrested on Sunday.

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Mr Whitney was found with stab wounds at an address in Nimes Street, Fishwick, and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital.

Steven Whitney pictured in 1991 with his daughter Stephanie

Steven Whitney pictured in 1991 with his daughter Stephanie

He died a short time later on Sunday morning.

Cushnaghan, 63, is due to appear before Preston Magistrates on Wednesday.

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