Oswestry stabbing: man charged

A Shropshire teenager is charged with murder following the death of 21-year-old man Danny Jones from Chirk.

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Chirk man died from stab wound

Danny Jones is thought to have been killed in an attack in Oswestry. Credit: Family photograph

Police say they believe a man who died from a stab wound after an attack in Oswestry on Wednesday evening is 21-year-old Danny Jones, from Chirk, near Wrexham.

He died after arriving at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital with a single stab wound to the abdomen.

Formal identification has yet to take place.

His family have been informed, but they do not wish to release a tribute at the moment.

West Mercia Police is continuing to question an 18-year-old, arrested in the Llansilin area in Powys, on suspicion of murder.

Officers are searching for the weapon used, believed to be a knife.

The English force is asking anybody with information to call 101.


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