Cumbria

Barrow death: Man charged with murder

Andrew Hackett Image copyright Family photo
Image caption Police have appealed for anyone with information about Andrew Hackett's death to contact them

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a man in Cumbria.

Police were called to a house in Gloucester Street, Barrow, on Sunday after paramedics became suspicious about Andrew Hackett's injuries.

The 31-year-old died later in hospital.

A 39-year-old man, of Gloucester Street, has been charged with murder and a 38-year-old man, also of Gloucester Street, has been charged with assisting an offender.

Both were due to appear at Barrow Magistrates' Court.

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