Birmingham & Black Country

Zakir Nawaz death: Man charged over Washwood Heath stabbing

Zakir Nawaz and his wife Georgia Image copyright West Midlands Police
Image caption Zakir Nawaz, right, with his wife Georgia

A man has been charged with murder over a fatal stabbing in a Birmingham street.

Zakir Nawaz, 22, was found injured on Highfield Road, Washwood Heath, shortly after 22:00 BST on 10 September.

A post-mortem found the father of two died from a single stab wound to the chest.

Waseem Azram, 29, from Ward End Close in Ward End, appeared before Birmingham Magistrates' Court and was remanded in custody.

He will next appear at Birmingham Crown Court on 23 September.

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Two other men, aged 18 and 43, were arrested on suspicion of murder and assisting an offender.

Both have been bailed until November, West Midlands Police said.

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