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Man, 26, charged with murder following death of Norwich 39-year-old

PUBLISHED: 18:35 07 June 2019

James Greene, who died at Dolphin Grove in Norwich. Photo: Norfolk police

James Greene, who died at Dolphin Grove in Norwich. Photo: Norfolk police

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A man has been charged with murder following an incident in Norwich earlier this week.

A police forensics van at Dolphin Grove where a man was seriously assaulted. Photo: Luke PowellA police forensics van at Dolphin Grove where a man was seriously assaulted. Photo: Luke Powell

James Greene, 39, was found by police in a serious condition at a flat in Dolphin Grove at about 10pm on Tuesday, June 4 following reports of a disturbance.

He was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, but died in the early hours of Thursday morning (June 6).

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The result of a Home Office post mortem examination which took place on Thursday 6 June is pending further investigation.

Peter Bruton, 26, of no fixed address, has been charged with murder and is due to appear at Norwich Magistrates Court on Saturday, June 8.

The family of Mr Greene said they were "devastated and shocked" by his death.

In a statement, the family said: "We are devastated and shocked by James' death and would like to thank the staff at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for all of their support."

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