Birmingham & Black Country

William Spence in court for Dudley murder

A 38-year-old man has appeared in court charged with murder and assault following the death of a man in the West Midlands.

Police were called to a house in Buxton Road, in the Woodside area of Dudley, at 22:10 GMT on Saturday.

A 47-year-old man died at the scene and a 74-year-old woman needed hospital treatment for a leg injury.

William Spence, of Fullwood Crescent, Dudley, appeared at Dudley Magistrates' Court. He was remanded into custody.

He is next due to appear at Wolverhampton Crown Court on 9 November.

Police said relatives of the man who died are being supported by specialist officers.

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