1. ITV Report

Two people charged in Accrington murder investigation

33-year-old Mark Fisher was stabbed to death. Credit: Lancashire Police.

A man has been charged with the robbery and murder of Mark Fisher in Accrington.

Joseph Hindle, 45, of Woodside Road, Accrington is due to appear before Blackburn Magistrates’ Court this morning (Friday January 24).

A second person, Louise Henwood, 33, also of Woodside Road, has been charged with robbery and assisting an offender. She will also appear before magistrates this morning.

Police were called shortly before 1pm on Sunday January 19 to a report that a man had been stabbed at an address on Edleston Street in Accrington.

Officers and paramedics attended the address but despite their efforts the man, Mark Fisher, 33, who lived at the house was pronounced dead at the scene. A Home Office post mortem examination gave the cause of death as multiple stab wounds.