A MAN has been charged with murder after a Southampton man died following an attack in a pub.

Perry Cardy, 52, was assaulted in the Bittern pub on Thornhill Park Road, Southampton, at about 9.50pm on Friday night.

He was rushed to hospital but died on Sunday.

Harry Joyce, 27, of no fixed abode, has been charged with murder and is due to appear at Southampton Magistrates' Court on Monday morning.

A 39-year-old man from Southampton was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder and has been released under investigation.

Anyone with information can contact police on 101, quoting Operation Bonham.