Somerset

Man charged with Bridgwater murder of Mike Bithrey

Mike Bithrey, stabbing victim, Bridgwater
Image caption Mike Bithrey was taken to Taunton's Musgrove Hospital where he died later

An 83-year-old man has been charged with murder following a fatal stabbing in Somerset.

Mike Bithrey, 72, from Honiton, died following the incident in Chilton Street, Bridgwater, on 21 June.

He had been airlifted to Taunton's Musgrove Park Hospital but died later. A post-mortem examination revealed the cause of death to be a stab wound.

Anthony Andrews, who lives in Bridgwater, is due to appear before Bristol magistrates on Saturday.

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