Man Charged Over Wigan Stabbing

21 November 2011, 06:24 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

A man has been charged following a fatal stabbing in Wigan.

Jonathan Marron of Stranraer Road, Marsh Green has been charged with murder and causing actual bodily harm.

He is due before Wigan Magistrates Court today (Monday 21 November 2011.)

24 year old Ian John Sudworth from Beech Hill was found injured on Scot Lane shortly after 4.05am on Saturday 19th November 2011.

An 18-year-old woman had also been punched in the face.

Ian was taken to Wigan Royal Infirmary where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

A post mortem examination concluded that three stab wounds caused Ian's death.

In a statement, Ian's parents said: "Ian, you always looked for the silver lining to every cloud. We are having to struggle to find this one all by ourselves. Miss you and love you always."

Anyone with information is asked to call officers at 0161 856 5307 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.