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

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

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

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 Powell

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

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).

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.


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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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