Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Gosport man charged over Christmas Eve death

Edward Vials
Image caption Edward Vials was fatally stabbed on Christmas Eve

A man has been charged with murder after another man was killed in Hampshire on Christmas Eve.

Police were called just before midnight to Hill Park Road in Gosport where a 47-year-old man, Edward Vials, had been assaulted.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. A post-mortem examination found he died of a stab wound.

Marc Lindsey, 34, from Gosport, will appear before magistrates in Portsmouth on Friday.

Cordons at the scene of the killing were removed by police earlier.

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