Man charged with murder after a stabbing in Silsden

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Published at 11:39am 10th September 2017. (Updated at 4:55pm 11th September 2017)

Detectives have charged a man with murder following a fatal stabbing in Silsden.

Alistair Throup, aged 47, of Oakland Street, Keighley has been charged with murder.

Officers were called to a disturbance on Saturday 8th September at an address in Oakland Street where a man had been found with serious injuries.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and police have now named him as Philip Slater, aged 73.

Alistair Throup was remanded in custody at Bradford Magistrates' Court earlier and is due to appear at Bradford Crown Court on Tuesday 12th September.