Local Totton Man charged with Father to be murder

Detectives investigating the death of a 26-year-old man in Totton have charged a man.

Charlie George Thomas Cooper, 19, of Ashby Road, Totton, has been charged with murder and will appear before Southampton Magistrates this morning.

We were called to a serious assault at an address on Salisbury Road at around 7.45pm on Saturday 25 August. The victim was transported to hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.

A 26-year-old man, who was arrested on suspicion of murder and suffered a medical episode after he was arrested, remains in hospital.

A 42-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. They have since been released from police custody but remain under investigation.

If you have any information, please contact us on 101, quoting Operation Rosette or reference number 44180322708.