Man charged with murder after Matlock death

Crime Scene:A forensic screen marks the spot at Matlock library after the discovery of a body on Sunday morning.
Crime Scene:A forensic screen marks the spot at Matlock library after the discovery of a body on Sunday morning.
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A MAN has been charged with murdering a man found dead in the grounds of Matlock library.

Michael Wayne Carroll, 43, of Rutland Street in Matlock, is set to appear in Chesterfield Magistrates Court tomorrow charged with murder.

The body of Alexander Blick, who lived in Matlock Bath, was discovered by a member of the public at about 10.50am on Sunday, October 16 in the grounds of the library in Steep Turnpike.

A post mortem examination, carried out on Monday, revealed that the 42-year-old died as a result of head injuries.

He has been remanded in custody.