Man accused of Michael Haastrup murder in Braintree
- 20 April 2014
- From the section Essex
A man has been charged with murder after the fatal stabbing of a 24-year-old at a flat in Essex on Wednesday evening.
Luke Eva, 24, of Avondale Road in Leigh-on-Sea is due before Chelmsford magistrates on Monday.
He is accused of killing Michael Haastrup, of Southend, at a property in Cressing Road, Braintree.
Mr Haastrup, who died in hospital, had recently become a father.
A second man was injured during the incident, but his injuries are not considered life-threatening.
A 20-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released on police bail until 30 May.
A 57-year-old man was released without charge, on Friday.