Police in Manchester have confirmed that a 40-year-old man has been charged with the murder of David Brown in September 2007. Brown was found dead after he visited bars in Manchester’s gay village.

40 year old Keith Roy Erskine of Osprey Court, Trafford, has been charged with murder and robbery and will appear at Manchester City Magistrates’ Court later today.

At the time, police speculated that the victim, David Brown may have been on a date in Manchester City Centre on Thursday 20 September 2007.

He visited several bars that night, before going to Cruz 101 on Princess Street at about 12.30am. Brown is captured on CCTV leaving the club alone just before 2.30am.

His body was found outside the door to his flat at 7.30am on Friday morning. He had been stabbed several times in the leg and a post mortem examination revealed that it was a stab wound to his left thigh, which actually killed him.