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Man charged in connection with Botley murder

The victim has been named as 31-year-old Leonid Laboshin.

Leonid died following a stabbing on Pinnocks Way on Sunday.

Thames Valley Police’s Major Crime Unit has now charged a man with murder in connection with the incident.

Eugen Coman, who's 33 and from Pinnocks Way, is also charged with two counts of possession of a bladed article and is due to appear at Oxford Magistrates’ Court later today.

Thames Valley Police said its thoughts remain with Leonid's family and 'we continue to support them.  '

A post-mortem concluded the cause of his death to be stab wounds.

The stabbing happened at around 9pm. Officers put a scene watch in place shortly after and stepped up patrols in Botley.

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