A man will appear before court this morning accused of stabbing a 31-year-old to death in Botley.

Eugen Coman, 33, of Pinnocks Way, Botley, has been charged with murder. 

*UPDATE*: He has now appeared in court 

Prosecutors allege he was in possession of a knife and lock knife in Barrington Close, Witney, on October 17 - the same day of the alleged murder.

He is due before Oxford Magistrates' Court this morning. 

Police were called to a house in Pinnocks Way, Botley, on Sunday night after reports of a stabbing. 

A 31-year-old man, named as local man Leonid Laboshin, suffered fatal stab wounds and died at the scene. 

READ MORE: Children scared to walk around the house alone in wake of Botley murder investigation 

Neighbours described seeing a heavy police presence on the street.

A crime scene remained in place around the house, which backs onto a children's play area, for several days.

Specialist police search teams could be seen at the house on Tuesday. 

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