Wells murder – man charged

Avon & Somerset Police have charged a man charged with murder of Jonathan Roper a man from Glastonbury. Mr Roper was killed after being stabbed at a property on Merlin Drive, Wells, on 23 March this year.

Last night detectives from the Major Crime Investigation Team charged a 26-year-old David James Harris of Merlin Drive with his murder.

Harris was also charged with Section 18 wounding in relation to the assault of another man, aged 40, during the same incident.

He was remanded in custody and will appear before Yeovil Magistrates’ Court today (30th May)

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