Cambridgeshire

Andrew Hasler death: Murder charge after St Ives stabbing

Andrew Hasler Image copyright Cambridgeshire Police
Image caption Andrew Hasler, 28, died at a house in St Ives on 8 January

Police have charged a man with murder following a fatal stabbing.

Matthew Sharpe is accused of killing Andrew Hasler, 28, of Houghton Road, St Ives, Cambridgeshire.

Mr Hasler was found at his home at about 12:40 GMT on Sunday, 8 January with multiple stab wounds to his chest. He died at the scene.

Mr Sharpe, 40, from St Neots, has also been charged with the attempted murder of a woman, 27, who was seriously injured.

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He appeared before magistrates earlier and will next appear at Cambridge Crown Court on 16 January.

Image copyright SBNA
Image caption Andrew Hasler died at his home in Houghton Road
Image caption A cordon was put around the property

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