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.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Stoke & Staffordshire

Weather

Stoke-on-Trent

18 °C 9 °C

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.