Men from London charged in Local Murder Probe

Five Charged in Murder Probe

Five men have been charged with the Murder of Kris Kam and 2 people have been released on Bail pending further enquiries. Read More…

30/10/2019 – Written By: WILL RITCHIE, EDITOR
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Detectives investigating the murder of a man in Blackpool have charged five men.

Police were called around 11.15am on Saturday (October 26) to reports a man had been assaulted in Queen Victoria Road, Blackpool.

Emergency Response

Emergency services attended to find Kris Kam, 35, with several knife wounds to his upper leg. Mr Kam was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital for treatment but sadly died on Sunday (October 27).

Seven people were initially arrested in connection with the investigation. Following consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service, five men have today (Wednesday, October 30) been charged with Mr Kam’s murder:

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Five Charged

The five men charged with Murder have been named as:-

• Kevin Gracia, 25, of Hilltop Avenue, London.
• Shaquille Cumberbatch, 26 of Montrose Avenue, Edgware, London.
• Munochismo Eriken, 27, of South Green, London.
• Christopher Carrington, 25, of no fixed address.
• Trai Fraser, 18, of no fixed address.
All have been remanded to appear at Blackpool Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (Thursday, October 31).

Released on Bail

A 31-year-old woman from Blackpool was arrested on suspicion of assisting offenders and bailed to November 4.

A 28-year-old man from Bradford was arrested on suspicion of murder and bailed to November 1.

Relatives and friends of the victim Mr. Kam have expressed their sympathies online and one friend has arranged a funding page to help meet the costs of Mr. Kam’s Burial.

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The case continues…

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