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Man in court over Nuneaton stabbing murder

Bradd Darby Image copyright Family handout
Image caption Bradd Darby died in hospital after being stabbed

A man charged with murdering a father of three who was stabbed to death in a street brawl has appeared in court.

Bradd Darby, 30, was stabbed in Nuneaton on Tuesday morning.

James Lewis Norton, 29, of Toler Road, Nuneaton, is charged with his murder as well as wounding two other men, possession of an offensive weapon and escaping lawful custody.

He was remanded in custody and will appear at Warwick Crown Court on 26 February.

Mr Norton is also charged with possession of a disguised firearm.

Mr Darby died in hospital after being injured on the corner of Barpool Road and Vernons Lane.

A 24-year-old man from Nuneaton, who was also stabbed, has been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder and is in a stable condition in hospital.

Two other men, aged 52 and 30, have also been bailed following arrests on suspicion of violent disorder.

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