Dorset

Bournemouth stabbing death: Man charged with murder

St Swithun's Road, Bournemouth
Image caption A police forensics tent was set up in St Swithun's Road

An 18-year-old man has been charged over the death of a man who was stabbed in Bournemouth.

Kai Archer, 20, from Bournemouth, was knifed in the chest in St Swithun's Road just after 22:00 GMT on Saturday. He died later in hospital.

Jamie Higgs, 18, also from the town, appeared at Poole Magistrates' Court on Wednesday charged with his murder.

Both were known to each other, Dorset Police said.

Mr Higgs was remanded in custody to appear at Winchester Crown Court on Friday.

A 17-year-old local boy arrested on suspicion of affray in connection with the stabbing has been released while inquiries continue.

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