Cumbria

Barrow murder: Man charged over death of John MacMillan

John MacMillan Image copyright Family photo
Image caption John MacMillan was found with chest and throat injuries

A man has been charged with the murder of a pensioner at a house in Cumbria.

John MacMillan, 70, was discovered with serious chest and throat injuries at the property in Provincial Street, Barrow, at 18:40 BST on Tuesday.

Despite efforts to revive him, Mr MacMillan, who worked as a taxi driver, was declared dead at the scene.

Jonathan MacMillan, 28, from Barrow, was remanded to appear at Preston Crown Court on 24 June after appearing at Furness Magistrates' Court.

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