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Simon Johnson death: Three more teenagers charged

Simon Johnson Image copyright West Midlands Police
Image caption Simon Johnson died from stab wounds

Three more people have been charged in connection with the death of a man found at home with fatal stab wounds.

Simon Johnson, 41, was attacked at his home in Cradley Road, Netherton, Dudley, in August 2016.

Jack Griffin, 19, from Netherton, Abbey Hughes, 19 and from Cradley Heath, and Clayton Pritchard, 18, also from Cradley Heath, are charged with theft.

Mr Pritchard is charged with assault and burglary. The trio are due at Dudley Magistrates Court on 21 June.

Two other teenagers are accused of Mr Johnson's murder and a 16-year-old is also charged with burglary.

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A post-mortem examination confirmed he died of stab wounds.

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