Two more men charged over the murder of Reece Cox in Sedgley

Two more people have been charged with the murder of a man outside a Black Country Wetherspoons earlier this month.

Reece Cox with his son. Photo: West Midlands Police
Reece Cox with his son. Photo: West Midlands Police

Reece Cox, aged 24, died outside The Clifton pub in Sedgley just before midnight on August 15. He was found with fatal head injuries.

Ryan Nicklin, aged 22, of Limes Avenue in Pensnett and Sebastian Jones, aged 18, of Corser Street in Dudley, have been charged with murder.

They will appear at Wolverhampton Magistrates' Court today, a spokesman for West Midlands Police said.

It means a total of six people have now been charged over Mr Cox's murder – with another man having been charged with violent disorder and actual bodily harm.

Wayne Burke, 22, of Queens Street, Pensnett; Shane Jones, 25, of Orchard Grove, Lower Gornal; Shaquel Halliday, 22, of Shadwell Drive, Lower Gornal; and Adam Ashwin, 19, of Monument Lane, Sedgley, have all been charged with Reece’s murder, as well as violent disorder and actual bodily harm.

The four men have already appeared at Wolverhampton Crown Court – with their case adjourned until a plea and trial preparation hearing on September 25.

Tyrone Halliday, aged 24, of Inglefield Road, in Stetchford, Birmingham, was charged with violent disorder and actual bodily harm. His case has also been adjourned until September 25.

Police say enquiries are continuing with anyone with information urged to call them on 101 or through their website.

Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please quote crime number 20BW/143529D/20.

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