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Trial date set over fatal Wolverhampton stabbing

A murder trial date has been set for a man accused of fatally stabbing a Wolverhampton father.

Victim Martin Latham

Brian Willington, 32, denies murdering Martin Latham in Heath Town on September 6 last year and having a bladed article.

Mr Latham, 41, of Ward Street, Ettingshall, near Bilston, died from his injuries in hospital following the incident, which happened at about 9pm.

Willington, of Hawkley Close, Moseley, also in Wolverhampton, will stand trial at Crown Court on April 19.

In a tribute following Mr Latham’s death his family said: “We are heartbroken.”

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