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Solihull stabbing: More men charged with Jack Donoghue murder

Jack Donoghue Image copyright Family handout
Image caption Jack Donoghue was a "fun-loving, doting son", his family said

Two further men have been charged with murdering a 21-year-old who was stabbed near a nightclub.

A total of four men have now been charged with murdering Jack Donoghue, who died in hospital after the attack near Popworld in Solihull on Saturday.

Tyrall Blake, 21, of no fixed address, and Nile Bennett, 22, from Erdington, Birmingham, appeared before the city's magistrates on Thursday.

Connor Moore, 20, and Regan Watters, 21, appeared at crown court earlier.

The pair, from Lichfield and Birmingham, were remanded in custody and will appear at the city's crown court on 6 January.

Mr Blake and Mr Bennett were remanded in custody by magistrates to appear at the same court on Friday.

Image caption Jack Donoghue was stabbed near the Popworld nightclub on Poplar Road at about 03:00 GMT on Saturday

All four defendants are also charged with violent disorder and Mr Blake faces charges of assault with intent to commit robbery and having a knife in public.

Police also arrested a fifth man, aged 23, on suspicion of murder who has been released on bail.

A 39-year-old man arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released under investigation.

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