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Woman charged in Kenichi Phillips investigation

Credit: Family Photograph.

Police investigating the death of Birmingham teenager Kenichi Phillips have charged a 24-year-old woman with assisting an offender.

Shaleana Samuels, of Elmbridge Way, Dudley, has been bailed to appear before Walsall Magistrates Court on 10 March.

Kenichi Phillips died after being shot in Ladywood, Birmingham in March last year.

Teenager, Disham Downie, is currently serving life for his murder.

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Firefighters dealing with office building fire in Ladywood

West Midlands firefighters are currently dealing with a fire at a three storey office building in Ladywood in Birmingham.

Crews were on the scene within four minutes. Three people are being treated for smoke inhalation.

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Cultural centre encourages deaf people to get involved in sport

The centre is trying to raise awareness of the difficulties deaf people face getting involved in sport Credit: PA Wire

A Birmingham cultural centre is trying to raise awareness of the difficulties deaf people face when they play sport.

The Deaf Cultural Centre in Ladywood in Birmingham says deaf people are often excluded from sport because of their hearing loss. It says it hopes an event it is holding today will encourage people with hearing loss to get more involved in sport.

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