Two charged with murder of Jaskaran Kang, 24, in flat above Dudley shop

By Ian Harvey | Dudley | Crime | Published:

A man and a teenager have been charged with the murder of Jaskaran Kang, who died after an attack at a flat above a convenience shop in Dudley.

Flowers left at the scene in memory of Jaskaran Kang

Mr Kang, aged 24, from Handsworth, Birmingham, was found fatally stabbed at a flat in Stourbridge Road, Dudley, on Saturday, January 6.

Reggie Salmon, 20, of Stourbridge Road, Dudley, and 17-year-old boy from Newcastle-Under-Lyme, who cannot be named for legal reasons, have been remanded into custody to appear before Dudley Magistrates Court on Monday.

The scene in Stourbridge Road

Police continue to appeal for anyone with information about the incident to call 101 giving log number 243 of January 6. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at

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The scene in Stourbridge Road

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.


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

Flowers left at the scene

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.

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

The scene in Stourbridge Road

Ian Harvey

By Ian Harvey

Shropshire Star Internet Editor based at the head office in Ketley, Telford

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