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Third man arrested over Dudley fatal stabbing

Police officer and forensics team outside a house
Image caption The 41-year-old victim has not been formally identified

A third man has been arrested over the murder of a man who was stabbed to death.

Simon Johnson, aged 41, was found at an address in Cradley Road, Netherton, Dudley with stab wounds on Thursday morning.

A post-mortem examination revealed he died as a result of stab injuries.

An man, 18, from Dudley, was arrested in connection with the killing on Friday night. Two men arrested earlier have been released without charged.

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Image caption Simon Johnson was a "very proud father of two girls," the family said.

West Midlands Police is still appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Mr Johnson had two children and his wife has said the family is devastated by their loss.

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