Ryan Harvey Killers Charged With Murder In Blackpool
Paul Atherton and Thomas Heaney have been successfully taken into custody for killing Ryan Harvey.
On Saturday, June 26, 2022, Harvey was assaulted in Central Drive, Blackpool. He died on Tuesday, suffering from a critical head injury.
A post-mortem examination determined that 22-year-old Ryan died as a result of blunt head trauma.
Our detectives have this evening charged Thomas Heaney, 32, of Fleetwood, with murder following the death of Ryan Harvey.— Blackpool Police (@BlackpoolPolice) June 30, 2022
A murder charge has been approved for Paul Atherton, 36, of Thornton Cleveleys, who had previously been charged with assault.
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Following the police investigation, Paul Atherton was arrested at the scene, while a second per had fled the area. However, the authorities have successfully identified Heaney as an assaulter as well. He was charged with the murder following consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service.
Heaney is scheduled to appear in the Blackpool Magistrates' Courts on Friday, July 1, 2022. Meanwhile, the court had already charged Atherton on Monday.