Matthew Dauby murder: 10 people charged with violent disorder in Preston

Police in Preston have charged 10 more people as part of our investigation into the death of Matthew Daulby in Ormskirk.

Our officers attended Railway Road at 12.05am on July 29 to reports of an ongoing disturbance.

Nineteen-year-old Matthew was found a short distance away with stab injuries. Despite the best efforts of the emergency services, Matthew sadly died later in hospital.

Our thoughts remain with Matthew’s loved ones at this extremely distressing time. They continue to be supported by specially trained officers.

A post mortem examination established that the cause of Matthew’s death was a stab wound.

Our officers have continued to investigate the altercation which resulted in Matthew receiving his fatal injuries.


As a result of those enquiries, we have charged the following 10 people with conspiracy to commit violent disorder. They have all been bailed to appear before magistrates in Preston next month.

  1. Callaghan Worden, 19, of Pennine Way, Liverpool.
  2. Jay Evans, 19, of Bartlett Close, Maghull.
  3. Harry Lewis, 19, of Southport Road, Lydiate.
  4. Sam Hopgood, 19, of Green Lane, Maghull.
  5. Lewis Kehoe, 19, of Columbine Close, Liverpool.
  6. Sean Ball, 19, of Virginia Avenue, Liverpool.
  7. Ryan Ronan, 19, of North Mount Road, Kirby.
  8. Bradley Kehoe, 18, of Willsford Avenue, Melling.
  9. Alfie Forsythe, 19, of Lathom Drive, Liverpool.
  10. Louis Booth, 18, of Sefton Lane, Liverpool.

We have previously charged two men with Matthew’s murder.

Finley Cook, 20, of Heskin Lane, Ormskirk, and Henry Houghton, 18, of Barrison Green, Scarisbrick, have been remanded into custody to stand trial in November.


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