Live updates

Advertisement

Advertisement

Man charged with murder following train station stabbing

49-year-old Wayne Fenton was stabbed at Plymouth station on Tuesday morning. Credit: ITV West Country

A 28-year-old man from Plymouth has been charged with murder following a British Transport Police investigation.

Jamie Skinner, of Bodmin Road, was arrested on the morning of Tuesday 8 August, following a serious assault in Plymouth train station.

49-year-old Wayne Fenton was taken to hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries.

He will appear before Plymouth Magistrates’ Court on Thursday morning.

Man stabbed at Plymouth station formally identified

Wayne Fenton was stabbed at on the concourse at Plymouth station yesterday at 10am. Credit: ITV West Country

A man who was killed after he was stabbed at Plymouth station just before 10am yesterday, Tuesday 8 August, has been formally identified.

Wayne Fenton, a 49-year-old man from the Plymouth area, was rushed to hospital by paramedics where he died as a result of his injuries.

The man who was arrested yesterday remains in police custody and we’re continuing to question him in relation to this incident. My thoughts are with [the family] at this stage and we have specially trained officers supporting them as they come to terms with this news.”

– DCI Paul Langley, British Transport Police

A man was arrested on suspicion of murder and currently remains in police custody, after officers got permission to detain him for a further 12 hours.

Load more updates