Man charged with murder over Chapel Street stabbing

Heather Louise Dyer
Heather Louise Dyer
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A 44-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with murder and attempted murder following a disturbance in the town centre.

Paul Lyon, of Chapel Street, will appear at St Helens Magistrates’ Court on Monday morning.

He was charged following the death of 22-year-old Heather Louise Dyer in Chapel Street just after 2.30am on Saturday, July 23.

Paramedics were called to the scene following reports of disturbances.

The victim was declared dead at the scene and a 25-year-old man taken to hospital suffering stab wounds.

His condition is described at serious but stable.

Mr Lyon was initially treated for minor injuries before being taken to a police station for questioning.