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Second man charged with murdering Wolverhampton father

Richard Helm Image copyright West Midlands Police
Image caption Richard Helm died after he was stabbed on Raven Crescent, Wolverhampton

A second man has been charged with the murder of a father-of-four who was stabbed to death.

Richard Helm, 37, was pronounced dead at Raven Crescent, in Ashmore Park, Wolverhampton, at about 05:15 BST on 12 October.

Ashley Wilson, 27, of Guernsey Drive, Solihull, appeared at Walsall Magistrates' Court earlier charged with murder.

He was remanded into custody to appear at Wolverhampton Crown Court on Friday.

Mr Wilson is also charged with two counts of criminal damage and arson.

Another man, Danny Cooper, 31, of Coneyford Road in Shard End, Birmingham, has also been charged with Mr Helm's murder.

He appeared at Walsall Magistrates' Court on Wednesday and was remanded in custody to appear before Wolverhampton Crown Court on Friday.

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