Stoke & Staffordshire

Four in court accused of murder of Stoke-on-Trent man

Andreas Fantousi, who was fatally stabbed in Tunstall
Image caption Andreas Fantousi died in hospital

Four people have appeared in court accused of murdering a 30-year-old man in Stoke-on-Trent.

Andreas Fantousi was stabbed during a disturbance outside his house on Bond Street, in Tunstall, on Monday. He was taken to hospital but later died.

Two women and two men, all from the city, were remanded in custody at North Staffordshire Magistrates' Court earlier.

They have been ordered to appear at Stafford Crown Court on 29 November.

Sheree Smith, 18, who lives at the YMCA in Stoke-on-Trent, Sophie Manning, 19, of no fixed abode, 21-year-old Michael Gordon and 22-year-old Ricky Gregory, both of Bond Street, are all accused of murder.

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