Man charged with murdering Darren Hilton in Blackpool

A man has been charged with murdering a man who died from stab wounds in Blackpool on Sunday.

Darren Hilton, of Claremont, was attacked in Cromwell Road at about 16:30 BST.

The 33-year-old made his way to a pharmacy and was taken to hospital but later died from his injuries.

John Needham, 37, of Bedford Road, Blackpool, appeared at Blackpool Magistrates' Court on Tuesday where he was remanded until 22 September.

He will then appear at Preston Crown Court for a preliminary hearing.

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