Police name victim of fatal Dudley stabbing

24-year-old Jaskaran Kang was pronounced dead at the scene

Police have named the victim of a fatal stabbing in a flat in Stourbridge Road, Dudley.

Jaskaran Kang, aged 24 from Handsworth, was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:30am on Saturday morning, after the best efforts of the ambulance crew were made to save him.

A post mortem examination was due to take place yesterday (Sunday).

His family is appealing for people to come forward with information and have given the following tribute to Jaskaran: 

“He was a lovely and caring hard-working father, son and brother who has been taken too soon. Everyone loved him and the family and community are in shock and we just want justice.”

Detective Inspector Justin Spanner, from the Homicide Team, said: “A murder investigation is underway and we are fully committed to finding out who was responsible. 

“I am appealing for anyone who may have been in the area at around that time and saw anything unusual going on.  

“If you have any information about what happened leading up to the attack or think you know who is responsible, please call police on 101 giving log number 243 of 6 January. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."


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