BREAKING: 'Pub landlord' stabbed to death in frenzied knife attack


A ‘PUB landlord’ has been stabbed to death in a frenzied knife attack outside a pub in Widnes, Cheshire.

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Punters were left horrified on Sunday afternoon when a man was stabbed at the pub on Liverpool Road, Widnes.

Cops were scrambled to the Hammer and Pincer at around 3.20 pm to find a man suffering from blade wounds.

The victim, named locally as Christian Thornton and believed to be the pub’s landlord, was rushed to hospital but has since died as a result of his injuries.

Two men have been arrested in connection with the incident, cops said.

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