Two people charged with murder of man who died in fatal stabbing in Castle Vale

A father and his son have been charged with the murder of a man who died after a stabbing in Castle Vale, Birmingham.

Ahmad Alsino aged 42 and his son Bashar Alsino, aged 20, have been charged after two men were stabbed at an address in Cadbury Drive, Castle Vale.

Police launched a murder inquiry after a double stabbing on Monday 13 March.

A 56-year-old man was found with stab wounds and despite the best efforts of emergency services, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, a 27-year-old man remains in a critical condition in hospital.

Officers were called to an address in Cadbury Drive, Castle Vale, at about 1pm Credit: BPM Media

Both men have also been charged with attempted murder and assault. They will appear before Birmingham Magistrates' Court today (15 March).

A 21-year-old woman has been released on police bail while further enquiries are carried out.

Chief Inspector Dave Sanders, of West Midlands Police, said: "Our thoughts are with the family, who are being supported by specialist officers at this very difficult time.

"We would like to reassure people in the neighbourhood that this was an isolated incident and is not gang-related.

"Our neighbourhood teams have been carrying out reassurance patrols and meeting with community leaders to provide support."