Man, 19, charged over triple stabbings in Halifax town centre

Joshua (left) and Haidar. Credit: West Yorkshire Police

A man has been charged after two men died and another was injured in a triple stabbing.

Joshua Clark, 21, and Haidar Shah, 19, died in hospital after being fatally stabbed on Commercial Street in Halifax shortly before 4am on Sunday.

A third man was also stabbed and received treatment for an injury which was not life-threatening.

Detectives investigating their deaths have now charged Rashane Douglas, 19 of Jade Place, Huddersfield, with two counts of murder, attempt murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

He appeared at Bradford Magistrates this morning Wednesday 4 October and will appear at Bradford Crown Court tomorrow.

An 18 year old man arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender remains in police custody.

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