POLICE investigating the death of a man in Weston-Super-Mare have now charged an 18-year-old with murder.
Sebastian Wladyka is accused of killing Lukasz Wladyka, 38, at an address in Brompton Road on Tuesday.
A post-mortem examination concluded the preliminary cause of death as multiple stab wounds.
A police cordon remains at the property as investigations continue.
Detective Chief Inspector Mark Almond, of the Major Crime Investigation Team, said: “Specially trained officers will be providing support to the man’s family and our thoughts are with them as they come to terms with what has happened.
“I appreciate this incident will shock local residents and we are increasing patrols in the area to provide reassurance.
“At this stage, we believe this to be an isolated incident involving people known to each other.”
He added: “A cordon is in place around the property and there will be a continuing police presence at the scene for some time while we carry out our enquiries.
“Anyone with any particular concerns is encouraged to speak to an officer at the scene or contact their local neighbourhood team.”