Man accused of 2016 Birmingham murder hands himself in

Image source, West Midlands Police
Image caption, Jammal Chase has appeared before magistrates

An alleged killer who police have been looking for since 2016 has handed himself in.

Giovanni Lewis died from a stab wound to the heart, it is believed he was attacked in Kingshurst, Birmingham.

Mr Chase handed himself in on Friday and has been charged with murder.

He also faces charges of attempted murder, possession of an imitation firearm and possession of an offensive weapon.

Mr Chase has appeared before Birmingham magistrates, was remanded in custody and is due at the city's crown court on Wednesday.

Image source, West Midlands Police
Image caption, Giovanni Lewis was described as a "gentle giant" by his wife

Mr Lewis was left outside Heartlands Hospital at about 19:45 on 18 October 2016, where he later died.

West Midlands Police said his family continues to be supported by specialist officers.

The force encouraged anyone with information about Mr Chase's whereabouts for the past 18 months to come forward.

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