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Man charged with murder outside Hampshire home
7:23am Thursday 22nd August 2013 in News
Detectives have charged a 27-year-old with murder following the fatal stabbing of a man outside his home.
Stephan Hollow, 53, was knifed in Blackdown Close, Basingstoke, Hampshire, at around 4.30am on Monday.
Mr Hollow was taken to Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital by ambulance but died from his injuries.
Detectives from Hampshire Police have said they believe the stabbing to be an ''isolated incident'' between people known to each other.
William John Smith, of Pershore Road, Basingstoke, will appear before the town's magistrates' court today charged with Mr Hollow's murder and grievous bodily harm against a 22-year-old man.
Mr Hollow's family have spoken of their loss. In a statement, they said: ''This has left a big hole in our family which will never be refilled.''
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