Man charged with murder of Yasir Hussain

Detectives investigating the death of Yasir Hussain have charged a man with murder.

Akarsh Tasleem appeared at Walsall Magistrates Court this morning (Wednesday 9 January) accused of attacking the 34-year-old father-of-four on Tuesday 4 December 2018.

Tasleem, aged 23 from Broadway West, Walsall, was charged with murder and possession of a bladed article. He was remanded in custody and is set to appear at Wolverhampton Crown Court on Friday 11 January.

Detective Inspector Jim Colclough, from the force’s homicide department, said:

“This is another significant step forward in our enquiries. My thoughts remain with Mr Hussain’s family who have been kept fully updated with this development.”

Contact us via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight, call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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