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A man has appeared in court accused of the murder of a 23-year-old man in Carlisle.
Jamie Lee Armstrong, 20, was charged last night with murdering Luke Hollingsworth in the Stanwix area of the city 12 days ago.
Matthew Taylor reports:
A 20-year-old man has been charged with the murder of 23-year-old Luke Hollingsworth, who was found dead in a house on Etterby Lea Road in Carlisle on 10th July.
Jamie Lee Armstrong, from Warwick Road in Carlisle, was arrested at the scene of the murder and was taken to hospital to be treated for injuries.
Police confirmed that over the weekend of 19th-21st July, they were able to interview Mr Armstrong and subsequently charged him with murder.
Mr Armstrong will appear at Carlisle Magistrates Court today.
On 18th July a 27-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman, both from Lancaster, were arrested for drugs offences in connection with this investigation.
They have been released on police bail pending further enquiries.