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35-year-old man charged with murder of Birmingham teenager stabbed to death | UK News

A 35-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a teenager who was chased and stabbed to death, police said.

Dea-John Reid, 14, was killed on College Road in Birmingham’s Kingstanding neighborhood around 7:30 p.m. on Monday.

Michael Shields, from Alvis Walk in Castle Bromwich, will appear in Birmingham Magistrates’ Court on Thursday morning, West Midlands Police said.

A 38-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy remain in custody for questioning, while two men, aged 36 and 33, and a 13-year-old boy have been released without further action, the force added.

Chief Detective Inspector Stuart Mobberley said: “This is an important step forward in our investigation, but we are still pursuing all leads to find someone else involved in the death. Tragedy of Dea-John.

“We are looking into all of the circumstances leading up to Monday night’s events and anyone with information should contact us.”

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This notice was published: 2021-06-03 09:18:00

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