Grimsby hit-and-run victim Reece Braithwaite named as pair charged with murder

Reece Braithwaite, 35, died three days after he was taken to hospital. Credit: Humberside Police

The victim of a fatal hit-and-run has been named and two people have been charged with his murder.

Reece Braithwaite was fatally injured in a crash on Carnforth Crescent in Grimsby on Sunday, 21 May.

The 35-year-old was riding a bike when he was reportedly hit by a grey Vauxhall Crossland which then fled the scene.

He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries but died three days later.

22-year-old Liam Boydell, of Boulevard Avenue, and 19-year-old Thomas McGloughlin, of Rutland Street, were arrested in connection with Reece’s death and have since been charged with his murder.

They have both been remanded into custody to appear at Grimsby Magistrates Court on Saturday, 27 May.

A 20-year-old man who was arrested in connection with the incident has since been released under investigation whilst we continue with our enquiries.

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