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Carlisle man charged with murder of Lee McKnight

Lee McKnight

A man been charged in connection with the death of 26-year-old Carlisle man, Lee McKnight.

Arron Graham, 25, of Blackwell Road, Carlisle, appeared at North Cumbria Magistrates’ Court today (9 September) charged with murder.

Graham was remanded in custody and will next appear at Carlisle Crown Court on 11 September.

Detectives are continuing their investigation into Lee’s death and would like to hear from anyone who has information which may relate to this case.

T/Detective Superintendent David Stalker said: “I would like to remind members of the public that we have a team of detectives continuing their enquiries into Lee’s death. I would appeal to anyone who has not yet come forward with information they may have to do so. No matter how insignificant you may deem your information, we would like to hear from you.”

Anyone with any information can report it directly to the Durranhill incident room via the major incident public reporting site here –

Anyone with information can also contact police by calling 101 and ask to speak to an officer from the North Cumbria Crime and Safeguarding Team, quoting incident number 36 of 24 July. Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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