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Two people charged with murder of Preston man Nigel Scott

Posted on - 31st December, 2020 - 10:12am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News
Nigel Andrew Scott, 58, has died from his injuries Pic: Preston Police
Nigel Andrew Scott, 58, has died from his injuries Pic: Preston Police

Detectives investigating the death of Nigel Scott have charged two people with murder.

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Officers were called by the ambulance service at 10.05am on Sunday (27 December) to reports a man had been found unconscious on the pavement in Clarendon Road East in Blackburn.

58-year-old Nigel Andrew Scott, from Preston, was taken to hospital with serious head injuries but sadly died on 28 December.

Read more: Family pay tribute as Preston man found unconscious in Blackburn street has died in hospital

Following enquiries and after consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service two people were charged last night with Mr Scott’s murder.

Daniel Butler, 32, of Walker Street, Preston and Marina Westlund, 26, of Clarendon Road East, Blackburn, are due to appear before Blackburn Magistrates’ Court this morning (Thursday 31 December)

Detectives are continuing to appeal for any witnesses or anyone with CCTV or dashcam footage from the area to come forward.

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Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting log 0317 of December 27, 2020 or report it online here.

Alternatively call independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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