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Jaskaran Kang: Man and boy due in court charged with murder

By Jamie Brassington | Dudley | Crime | Published:

A 20-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy will appear at crown court today charged with murdering a man.

A picture of the scene in the aftermath of the stabbing and inset, Jaskaran Kang

Reggie Salmon, from Stourbridge Road, in Dudley, and a teenager - who cannot be named for legal reasons - have been charged with with murdering Jaskaran Kang, 24.

Mr Kang was found fatally stabbed at a flat in Stourbridge Road, Dudley, on January 6.

Both Salmon and the teenager will appear at Wolverhampton Crown Court.

On Monday they appeared at Dudley Magistrates' Court and remain in custody.

Emergency services were called to the flat, above the Mini Mart, in Stourbridge Road, at around 2.30am last Saturday and Mr Kang was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police set up a cordon around the scene as investigations got under way.

Bouquets of flowers and a heart-shaped balloon were left outside the shop.

In a heartfelt tribute, the 24-year-old's family said: “He was a lovely and caring hard-working father, son and brother who has been taken too soon.

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"Everyone loved him and the family and community are in shock and we just want justice.”

Police are continuing to appeal for help from the public.

Anyone with information can call police about the incident on 101 and give the log number 243 of January 6.

Alternatively, people can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800555111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org

Jamie Brassington

By Jamie Brassington
Senior Multi-Media Journalist - @JamieB_Star

Senior reporter covering Dudley, Sandwell and Wyre Forest. Also dabble in sport. Call me on 01384353205 or email jamie.brassington@expressandstar.co.uk.

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