Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Southampton pub attack death: Man charged with murder

Perry Cardy Image copyright Family photo
Image caption Perry Cardy died two days after the attack in the Bittern pub in Southampton

A 27-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a man after he was attacked in a pub.

Perry Cardy was taken to hospital after suffering a serious head injury at The Bittern Pub in Southampton, Hampshire, on Friday.

The 52-year-old, who lived in the same road as the pub, died at Southampton General Hospital on Sunday morning.

Harry Joyce, of no fixed address, has been charged with murder.

He appeared at Southampton Magistrates' Court earlier and is due at Winchester Crown Court on Wednesday.

A 39-year-old man from Southampton, who was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder, has been released from custody but remains under investigation.

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