Lancashire

Teenager charged over Paul Walker death in Blackpool

Paul Walker Image copyright Lancashire Police
Image caption Police said Paul Walker was found unconscious in Sutton Place in Blackpool

A 14-year-old boy has been charged with the manslaughter of a man found dead in Blackpool.

Paul Walker, 52, of Normoss Avenue was found unconscious in Sutton Place at about 02:00 GMT on Thursday.

He died in hospital. A post-mortem examination revealed the cause of death was head, face and neck injuries.

The teenager will appear before Blackpool Youth Court later. A 17-year-old arrested on suspicion of murder has been released without charge.

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