Teenager charged with Widnes murder Date published: 27th May 2016 8.55am

A teenager has been charged in connection with the death of a man in Widnes.

The 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder.

He has been remanded into custody and is due to appear before Halton Magistrates’ Court on 27th May 2016.

Three other people who were also arrested in connection with the investigation have subsequently been released on bail.

Shortly before 5pm on Monday 16th May police were called to St Marie’s Park, which is near Tesco Extra off Lugsdale Road, following the discovery of a man with serious injuries.

The man - Lee Briggs, aged 43, from Widnes - was taken to hospital by ambulance where he sadly died a short time later.