Cambridgeshire

Two charged over pizza delivery man Ali Qasemi death

Ali Qasemi Image copyright Cambridgeshire Police
Image caption Ali Qasemi, 45, was delivering pizzas when the attack happened on Shrewsbury Avenue

Two men have been charged over the death of a pizza delivery man described by his widow as "an amazing father".

Ali Qasemi, 45, was attacked in Peterborough in the early hours of Sunday 8 May. He died in hospital two days later.

Mark Lintott, 29, of Shrewsbury Avenue, Peterborough, and Joel Lawson, 25, of Goodhale Road, Norwich, have both been charged with manslaughter and robbery.

There were both due to appear before Peterborough Magistrates.

The victim had two children and his widow was pregnant.

In a statement, issued through Cambridgeshire Police at the time of his death, Mrs Qasemi said: "My husband was my everything; my best friend, my soul mate, my life partner and an amazing father."