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Teenager murder suspect hunt: £5,000 reward offered

A £5,000 reward is being offered for information on the whereabouts of a teenage murder suspect from Wolverhampton.

Dylan Dwight Jackson Credit: West Midlands Police

Nineteen year old Dylan Dwight Jackson is wanted by West Midlands Police in connection with the killing of former music teacher Herman Simpson.

Herman Simpson Credit: West Midlands Police

He was found stabbed to death in his home on Compton Road earlier this month.

Compton Road where Herman Simpson was found stabbed Credit: ITV News Central

Wolverhampton vet operates on dogs with cleft palates

Just over two months ago, Poppy the labrador gave birth to 12 puppies.

Unfortunately, five were born with cleft palates.

More often than not, dogs with the defect, are put down, because of the care required to get them past the first few weeks of life to have surgery.

In Wolverhampton, one vet has started pioneering the operation. She says owners need to realise their dogs can go on to have a normal life.

Nancy Cole reports.



1D stars Liam Payne and Harry Styles become cancer charity ambassadors

Wolverhampton's One Direction star Liam Payne and his Redditch born bandmate Harry Styles have become new ambassadors for cancer charity Trekstock.

The charity offers practical and emotional advice and support for people aged 18 and 39, suffering from various forms of the disease. As well has how to cope with recovery from cancer.

Liam, and Harry appeared in a video showing their support for the cause.

Liam and Harry are adjusting to life in One Direction without Zayn Malik who left the band last month. Credit: Scott George PA

Police surround house in hunt for man wanted for murder

Police surrounded a house in Wolverhampton last night as they believed a man wanted for murder was inside.

Officers were called to Oxbarn Avenue, Penn just after 16.30 following concerns that Dylan Jackson, wanted for the murder of Herman 'Louis' Simpson, was inside a house.

The house was in fact empty.

Dylan Jackson was named as being wanted by police yesterday Credit: West Midlands Police

Yesterday Dylan Jackson was named as being wanted in connection with the murder of Herman 'Louis' Simpson.

People were advised not to approach Mr Jackson and to report any concerns to us.

– Supt Ron Winch, West Midlands Police

Oxbarn Avenue was closed between Trysull Road and Hazel Road for around six hours

Police officers remain in the area to reassure people worried by the operation and inquiries in the area continue.

Herman 'Louis' Simpson Credit: West Midlands Police
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