Two men charged with murder of man in Crewe Date published: 4th September 2016 11.29am

Two men have been men have been remanded in custody in relation to the murder of a man in Crewe.

The 51-year-old victim, Stephen John O'Brien, from Crewe, died on Wednesday, August 31 after he was stabbed in the chest during an incident in an alleyway off Edleston Road.

Two men and one woman were arrested in relation to the incident on Thursday 1 September. Following questioning, Oliver Dabbs, aged 19, of Wood Street, Crewe and Cameron Scragg, aged 20, of Gresty Road, Crewe have were both charged with murder.

Both Dabbs and Scragg appeared at Crewe Magistrates Court South Cheshire Magistrates Court this morning, Monday, September 5, where there were remanded in custody. The pair are set to appear at Chester Crown Court on Wednesday 7 September.

The 46-year-old woman has been released on bail, pending further enquiries. Cheshire police are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.