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Man charged with murder following Southampton pub attack death

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

At around 9.50pm on Friday (19 April) 52-year-old Perry Cardy, from Thornhill Park Road, was assaulted at the Bittern pub on the same road, but died in hospital on Sunday (21 April).

Hampshire police have charged 27-year-old Harry Joyce of no fixed address with murder, and he is due to appear at Southampton Magistrates Court on Tuesday (23 April).

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.

Anyone who saw the incident or has any information about what happened, who hasn't yet spoken to police, is asked to call 101 quoting Operation Bonham.

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