Stoke & Staffordshire

Two charged after man shot dead in bed in Chasetown

Two men have been charged with the murder of a father-of-two from south Staffordshire.

Richard Deakin, 27, died after he was shot in bed in his Meadway Street home in Chasetown on Monday 5 July 2010.

Darryl Dickens, 33, and David Harrison, 62, both from the Bilston area, will appear before magistrates in Cannock on Friday charged with Mr Deakin's murder.

Mr Harrison is also charged with robbery and possessing a firearm, over an incident in Dudley in January 2008.

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