Man charged with murder in connection with Palgrave Road death

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Police and flowers at the scene of the Palgrave Road stabbing. Image: South Beds News Agency
Police and flowers at the scene of the Palgrave Road stabbing. Image: South Beds News Agency

A man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a man in Bedford on Saturday night (20 August).

Frederico Saurini, 51, of Palgrave Road, Bedford was arrested on Saturday after police were called to an incident in Palgrave Road.

A man in his 20s was taken to hospital with suspected stab wounds and pronounced dead shortly after.

Read: Police launch murder investigation as two arrested after stabbing

Saurini has been charged with murder and appeared at Luton Magistrates Court today (Tuesday). He was remanded into custody.

A further hearing will be held at Luton Crown Court on 25 August.

A woman in her 40s was also arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday. She has been released with no further action.

Anyone with information can contact the investigation team through their online reporting tool or by calling 101 and quoting Operation Nectarine.