St Helens stabbing: Man charged with murder

Heather Louise Dyer
Image caption Heather Louise Dyer was a "fun-loving person", her family said

A man has been charged with murdering a 22-year-old woman who was stabbed to death in St Helens.

Heather Louise Dyer was found stabbed in Chapel Street at 02:30 BST on Saturday and died at the scene.

A 25-year-old man suffered serious injuries in the attack and is in a serious condition in hospital.

Paul Lyon, 44, of Chapel Street, has been charged with murder and attempted murder and is due to appear before St Helens Magistrates' Court later.

Ms Dyer's family paid tribute to her, saying she was a "fun-loving person who will be sadly missed".

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