New murder charge as investigation into man shot dead at house continues

Another man has been charged with the murder of a Black Country man shot dead at his home.

Scott Garrington has been charged with several offences linked to the death of John Jones on February 25 on Caslon Crescent
Scott Garrington has been charged with several offences linked to the death of John Jones on February 25 on Caslon Crescent

Scott Garrington from Wollaston has been charged with murder, attempted murder and perverting the course of justice after the death of John Jones on February 25.

Mr Jones was shot and died at the scene at Caslon Crescent, Stourbridge, on February 25 alongside another man who was stabbed, but successfully discharged from hospital after treatment.

The 51-year-old has been remanded to appear at Wolverhampton Magistrates Court on Tuesday morning.

Five other people previously charged in connection with the death will appear at Wolverhampton Crown Court on June 6.

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "Detectives investigating the murder of John Jones in Stourbridge earlier this year have charged another man with his murder.

"Mr Jones suffered a gunshot wound and died at the scene in Caslon Crescent on February 25.

"Another man was also injured after being stabbed, he was discharged from hospital after treatment.

"Scott Garrington, aged 51 from Wollaston, has been charged with murder, attempted murder and perverting the course of justice.

"He’s been remanded to appear at Wolverhampton Magistrates Court tomorrow morning (24 May).

"Five others have previously been charged in connection with Mr Jones death and will next appear at Wolverhampton Crown Court on 6 June.

"We’ve updated the family of Mr Jones with this development and our family liaison officers continue to offer them support. Our thoughts remain with them."

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