Leicester

Two men charged over Abbey Park lake murder

Brendon Mason Image copyright Leicestershire Police
Image caption Brendon Mason was found injured near Abbey park's boating lake

Two men have been charged with the murder of a man found injured near a boating lake.

Brendon Mason died in hospital as a result of head injuries after being found in Abbey Park, Leicester, on Tuesday morning.

Joshua Hack, 21, of St Helen's Drive, Leicester; and Keith Lowe, also 21, of Rockingham Close, Leicester, appeared before magistrates in Leicester.

A woman, 18 and a man, 20, arrested on Friday have been released on bail.

A 27-year-old man arrested on Tuesday was also released on bail pending further inquiries.

Image caption The 23-year-old died as a result of a head injury, police said

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