1. ITV Report

Man charged over Dudley murder as victim named

A man who died after being stabbed in Dudley has been named by police as father-of-four Yasir Hussain.

Yasir Hussain was killed in Dudley on 4 December Credit: West Midlands Police

The 34-year-old from Lancashire was found injured on Central Drive in Lower Gornal on Tuesday night (4 December) at around 9.40pm. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem examination found he had died from stab wounds to the back.

Last night, 20-year-old Nabeel Choudhary from Hope Street in West Bromwich was charged with murder.

The scene in Dudley after the stabbing Credit: ITV News Central

Three other people who were arrested on suspicion of murder on Tuesday night were released, while a woman arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender was also released.

We continue to encourage anyone who has any information which they believe would assist our investigation to get in touch.

Violent crime has no place in our region and we will continue to work tirelessly with partners and local people to tackle the harm and misery it causes to families, friends and the wider community.

– Detective Inspector Jim Colclough, West Midlands Police