Two Bermudians who relocated to the UK some time ago, have been charged with attempted murder and drug-related offences after a man in his 20s was found with stab wounds outside a house in a Leicester neighbourhood.
The report, published by Leicestershire Live, says: “Roger Lightbourne Jr, 31, of York Street, Wolverhampton, has been charged with attempted murder and with two counts of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs between July 24 and July 28, 2022.
“Gary Smith, 29, of Quarry Walk, Birmingham, has been charged with attempted murder and two counts of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs on August 9, 2022.
“Both men have appeared at Leicester Magistrates’ Court, where they were remanded into custody.”
This after “police found the injured man when they were called to a report of a disturbance in Upperton Road, in Westcotes, shortly before 1am on Tuesday, July 26. He was taken to hospital for treatment and later discharged.
A 27-year-old woman who was previously arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and released on bail was further arrested last week on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs. She has since been released on bail.
A 19-year-old woman arrested last month on suspicion of attempted murder has since been released on bail.
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