A HEREFORDSHIRE man has been charged in connection with the death of a 39-year old man in Ross-on-Wye.

Kestutis Lekunas, 35, of Bluebell Close in Ross-on-Wye, was charged with murder this evening (Monday October 3).

He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Worcester Magistrates Court tomorrow.

A 39-year-old woman, who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in relation to the incident, has been released without charge and will face no further action.


Police and paramedics were called to the street at 9.30am on Sunday, October 2.

On arrival, it was found that a man had sustained serious injuries and he was pronounced dead at the scene.


Herefordshire Superintendent Edd Williams this morning confirmed that officers will maintain a prescence in Bluebell Close and the local area in the coming days to reassure residents.