Two men to appear in court charged with murder of Adam Le Roi

Adam Le Roi was stabbed to death in a flat in New Hall Lane Pic: Preston Police
Adam Le Roi was stabbed to death in a flat in New Hall Lane Pic: Preston Police

Detectives investigating the murder of a 25-year-old man in New Hall Lane have charged two men.


Connor Rumble, 25, and Grant Gardner, 24, were charged late on Monday (16 November) with the murder of Adam Le Roi.

He was found with stab wounds to the chest at a flat in Kayley House, in New Hall Lane, Fishwick, at 2.20am on Sunday (15 November).

Mr Le Roi was taken to Royal Preston Hospital and later died of his injuries, with a post mortem establishing the Preston man died from multiple stab wounds.

The two men are due to appear at Preston Magistrates’ Court this morning (Tuesday 17 November).

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During Monday the family of Mr Le Roi released a statement paying tribute to their son.

Preston Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses to the murder.

Detective Chief Inspector Jane Webb, of Lancashire Police’s Force Major Investigation Team, said: “While we have charged two men our enquiries continue. If you can help our investigation or have any information which is relevant, please come forward.

“Our thoughts remain very much with Adam’s family and friends at this sad time.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 0125 of November 15.

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