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Man accused of Walsall nightclub murder to enter plea next month

A man accused of murder following a stabbing at a nightclub in Walsall is set to enter a plea next month.

Akeem Francis-Kerr

Akeem Francis-Kerr, 29, died following an incident at Valesha's, formerly known as the Colliseum, in Newport Street, on March 11.

Edward Wilson, of Temple Way in Oldbury, appeared at Birmingham Crown Court on Tuesday charged with his murder.

Judge Simon Drew KC adjourned the case until April 14 where the 39-year-old, who was remanded in custody, will enter his plea.

A family tribute to Akeem stated: "The universe has lost one of the greatest of men and his unmatched energy, mindset and love will forever live on."

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