Inquest of murder victim opened and adjourned

MUCH-LOVED: Keith Passmore (60) (S)
MUCH-LOVED: Keith Passmore (60) (S)
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An inquest has been opened and adjourned into the death of Burnley murder victim Keith Passmore.

Blackburn Coroner Mr Michael Singleton adjourned the inquest for a further mention on February 24th.

Mr Passmore (60) was found dead at his home in Clifton Road, Burnley, on January 10th. A post-mortem examination found he died from multiple stab wounds.

Paul Howarth (47) of Clifton Road, and Gary Burley (44) of Herbert Street, both Burnley, have been charged with murder.

A trial has been scheduled to take place at Liverpool Crown Court on July 13th.