Charges over Stephen Essery Liverpool stab murder

Stephen Essery Image copyright Merseyside Police
Image caption Stephen Essery was found injured in Milman Road in Liverpool

A 16-year-old boy and a man have been charged with the murder of a man who was stabbed to death in Liverpool.

Stephen Essery, 51, of Walton, was found with a stab wound under his arm in Milman Road on Saturday.

Joshua Alexander Johnson, 20, of Shaw Street, Everton, and the teenager, from Walton, are due to appear at Liverpool Magistrates' Court later.

A 46-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman from Walton have been released pending further enquires.

A 41-year-old man from Kirkdale has been released without charge.

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