Four charged after Sedgley murder

Police have charged four men with murder following a violent street attack in Sedgley last Saturday.

Reece Cox, aged 24, was tragically found with fatal head injuries. 

Wayne Burke, 22, of Queens Street, Pensnett, Shane Jones, 25, of Orchard Grove, Lower Gornal, Shaquel Halliday, 22, of Shadwell Drive, Lower Gornal and Adam Ashwin, 19, of Monument Lane, Sedgley have all been charged with Reece’s murder.

All four have also been charged with violent disorder and actual bodily harm. A fifth man, Tyrone Halliday has been charged with violent disorder and actual bodily harm. The 24-year-old has also been remanded to appear before the court tomorrow. A tribute released on behalf of Mr Cox’s family earlier this week read:

“Reece was a great son, partner and dad; a gentle giant who was loved by everybody."

Detective Inspector Laura Harrison from the Homicide Unit, said:

“I want to say thank you to the community in Sedgley who have really pulled together during this very difficult time.

“We really appreciate the positive response we have had from the community that has assisted with our investigation."

Anyone with information is asked to contact officers via Live Chat at between 8am and midnight, or call 101 anytime. 

Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please quote crime number 20BW/143529D/20. 


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