Man charged with murder of 22-year-old man in Basingstoke

A large police presence could be seen near Popley Way as police carried out enquiries. Credit: ITV News Meridian

A man has been charged with murder after another man was found with a serious injury in Basingstoke.

Officers were called at 10.46pm on Wednesday January 19, by a member of the public who found a 22-year-old man in Abbey Road, near its junction with Popley Way.

He was taken to Basingstoke hospital where he was pronounced dead. His family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

Detectives were called to the scene on Wednesday. Credit: ITV News Meridian

Jordan Graham Clarke, 25, of Blackmoor Drive, Basingstoke, has been charged with murder.

He has been remanded in custody to appear before Basingstoke Magistrates' Court on Monday, January 24.

Two other men, both aged 19 and from Basingstoke, who were arrested on suspicion of robbery have been bailed.

Popley Way was closed for some time after the incident. Credit: ITV News Meridian

DCI Kate Gunson said: "I want to extend my thanks to the local community for their patience and assistance while we carried out enquiries in the Popley Way area, particularly whilst the road was closed."