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Police investigating the death of Karl Swift in Halesowen last month, have charged one man with manslaughter.
29 year-old Dean Hartley from Burnaby Crescent in Sheffield is due to appear before Dudley Magistrates Court later today.
Two other men have been arrested in connection with Swift's death and charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice.
Karl Swift was found with serious head injuries on New Road in Halesowen on Friday 9 September. The 33 year-old was taken to hospital but sadly died from his injuries the following day.
Dean Hartley (snr), aged 51 and Lee Ardron, aged 29, both from Sheffield, have been bailed to appear before Walsall Magistrates Court on 18 November.
We still believe there may have been an incident at the William Shenstone Wetherspoons pub in Halesowen prior to Mr Swift leaving.
I would urge anyone who was in the pub between 4pm and 10pm on Thursday 8 September who has not yet spoken to us to call my team."
A man who was found with head injuries in Halesowen in the early hours of Friday has died in hospital this morning.
Karl Swift, 33, from South Yorkshire, was taken to hospital in a critical condition after being found on New Road at around 12.30am.
Detectives are now treating the death as murder.
Two men, aged 23 and 58, who are both from the South Yorkshire area were arrested yesterday on suspicion of Grievous Bodily Harm (GBH). The pair have been bailed pending further investigation.
Our investigation is progressing and while we have now made two arrests we still need to speak to any witnesses who were in the area late on Thursday night into Friday morning.
We still believe there may have been an incident at the William Shenstone Wetherspoons pub in Halesowen prior to the victim leaving and we would ask anyone with information to call 101 as soon as possible.
Alternatively, information can be passed to the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
Detectives are appealing for information after a 78 year-old woman was pinned to the floor and robbed in her home in Halesowen.
A group of three men, believed to be in their 20s and with local accents, barged their way into Joyce Bennett's home.
One of them, wearing a glove, held his hand over her mouth while the others went through the house taking cash, a handbag and purses.
Joyce was taken to hospital with a fractured arm after the robbery, which happened between 9pm and 9.25pm last Wednesday (6 April).
"My mum is a really lovely lady, who is well liked...it’s heartbreaking that this has happened to her.
"She was hurt and made to feel frightened in her own home by the heartless actions of these men.
"It has hit all the family really hard and I would ask anyone who has any information to contact police. Just think if was your own mother or grandmother who suffered such a traumatic experience."
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