Murder investigation after man stabbed to death in Bournemouth

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Detectives investigating a fatal stabbing in Bournemouth have charged a man with murder.

Police were called to an address in Eldon Place in the Westbourne area of the town at 2.20am on Friday 19 June 2020.

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A 46-year-old man, from the area, died at the scene.

A post-mortem examination concluded that he died of stab wounds to the head and trunk.

He's been named by detectives as Fabio Menegon. 

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A woman aged in her 40s and a teenage boy, both from Bournemouth, were taken to hospital for treatment to injuries that were not life-threatening.

A 31-year-old Bournemouth man has now been charged with murder and two counts of attempted murder. He is due to appear in court on Friday.

Our thoughts remain with the victim’s family and all of those affected by this terrible incident. We are keeping them fully updated and they are being supported by specially-trained officers. “Following a detailed investigation we have consulted with the Crown Prosecution Service, which authorised the charges.

Detective Chief Inspector Jez Noyce, Dorset Police