Man charged with murder after Eastleigh stabbing

Police in Hampshire investigating the death of a 22 year old man in Eastleigh have charged a man with murder.

Alex Woods, 22, died from stab injuries Credit: Hampshire Police

Officers were called to a house on Scott Road on Thursday night to reports of a man with serious stab wounds. The victim, named as 22 year old Alex Woods, later died from his injuries.

36 year old Andi Leigh Edwards of Scott Road in Eastleigh has been remanded to appear before Southampton Magistrates Court tomorrow, Monday 10 July.

A 51 year-old woman from Eastleigh who was also arrested on suspicion of murder has been released from custody, but remains under investigation.

“Incidents like this have a significant impact on people living in the area and I would like to thank the local community for their assistance.

Residents will have seen officers carrying out house to house enquiries.

We will continue to be in the area and members of the Neighbourhood Policing Team will be more than happy to speak to anyone if they have concerns relating to this activity”.

– Det Sup Justin Norris