Man dies following nightclub attack

08 April 2012

New Scotland Yard

A murder investigation has been launched after the victim of a nightclub attack died this morning (Sunday) in hospital. A man had previously been charged with attempted murder.

37-year-old Phillip Sherriff, a telecommunications professional of Preston, Lancashire assaulted in Pulse nightclub in the early hours of 4 April died on 8 April at the Royal London Hospital.

A post mortem will be arranged in due course. Next of kin are aware.

Ashley Charles (20.8.86 - 25 ys) of Nevanthon Road, Leicester appeared at Camberwell Green Magistrates' Court on Saturday 7 April charged with Phillip's attempted murder.