Man charged with murder after stabbing

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A MAN has been charged after a 62-year-old man was stabbed in his home.

David Dempsey, 42, of HMP Walton has been charged with murder.

He is due before Liverpool Crown Court on Wednesday 20 November 2013.

The attack happened at about 5.30pm on 25 August 2013, at a house on Diamond Street, Leigh.

A man forced his way into the house, stabbed the victim, Steven Butterworth, and stole his wallet.

He was taken to the Manchester Royal Infirmary where he sadly died on Friday, September 27.