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Fifth man charged over Coventry nightclub murder

Another Birmingham man was charged last night with the murder of Coventry clubber Daniel Kirkwood.

Police investigating the scene the night after the attack. Credit: ITV News Central

Ezra Scott, of Hawksyard Road in Erdington, will appear before Coventry Magistrates Court on Monday accused of murder and three counts of wounding.

The 21-year-old, who was arrested at a Birmingham police station yesterday, is the fifth man to be charged with murdering Daniel and wounding two others following an last week.

Shireen Khan, 24, of Belchers Lane, Small Heath in Birmingham; Hasham Muqtaz Ali, 18, of Amberley Green, Great Barr in Birmingham; Ramez Murtaza, 20, of Bordesley Green East, Bordesley Green in Birmingham; and Tobijah Thompson, 24, of no fixed address, are set to appear at Warwickshire Justice Centre next week.

All are currently remanded in custody.

Daniel was found collapsed outside the Society club, on Tower Street, at 2am on Sunday 15 March with a single stab wound to the neck. He was later pronounced dead in hospital.

Another 18-year-old man suffered a stab wound to the back, while a 17-year-old lad was slashed across the arm with a knife.

Twelfth man arrested over Coventry nightclub stabbing

Police outside the nightclub the morning after the attack. Credit: ITV News Central

A twelfth man has been arrested in connection with the murder of Daniel Kirkwood at nightclub in Coventry a week ago.

The 21-year-old was arrested at a Birmingham police station on Friday evening on suspicion of the 18-year-old’s murder, he remains in custody.

Four men appeared in court yesterday charged with Daniel’s murder, at the Society nightclub in Tower Street last Sunday.

Seven other men have been arrested as part of the inquiry but have been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Four men charged over Coventry nightclub murder

Four men have been charged with murder after a man was stabbed to death at a nightclub, West Midlands Police said.

The scene outside the Society nightclub the morning after the attack. Credit: ITV News Central

Daniel Kirkwood, 18, was found collapsed with a stab wound to the neck outside the Society Club in Tower Street, Coventry, shortly after 2am on Sunday. He died later in hospital.

A second 18-year-old man was stabbed in the back, while a 17-year-old boy was slashed across the arm with a knife. Their injuries were not life-threatening.

Three men from Birmingham, and one of no fixed address, are due to appear at Coventry Magistrates' Court today.

Saker Shireen Khan, 24, of Small Heath, Hasham Muqtaz Ali, 18, of Great Barr, Ramez Murtaza, 20, Bordesley Green and Tobijah Thompson, 24, have been charged with murder and wounding.

This is now called The Society nightclub on Tower Street Credit: Google Maps

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Five men continue to be questioned over teenager murder

Police are still questioning five men over the murder of a teenager at a nightclub in Coventry.

A total of 11 people have been arrested in connection with the murder Credit: ITV News Central

Three men were arrested yesterday and officers were given more time to question two others after the death outside the Society club in the early hours of Sunday.

A total of eleven people been arrested as part of the investigation.

Three more arrested over Coventry nightclub stabbing

Three more men have been arrested in connection with the murder of a teenager at a nightclub in Coventry.

Police detained a 24-year-old man and another aged 21 at an address in Warwickshire this morning, the former on suspicion of murder, and the latter on suspicion of assisting an offender.

A total of 11 people have been arrested in connection with the murder Credit: ITV News Central

Daniel Kirkwood, who is 18, died after he was stabbed at Society club, in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Officers also arrested a third person today, with a 20-year-old being detained in Birmingham on suspicion of murder.

A total of eleven people have now been arrested as part of the inquiry. In addition to today's arrests, two others are still being questioned and six have been bailed.

The scene outside the Society nightclub on Sunday morning Credit: ITV News Central

The victim was found collapsed outside the club on Tower Street at 2am on Sunday, with a stab wound to the neck. He was pronounced dead in hospital.

Another 18-year-old man was stabbed in the back, and a 17-year-old man was slashed in the arm with a knife. Their injuries are not life threatening.

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