Coventry & Warwickshire

Man charged after Coventry Litten Tree pub attack

A 24-year-old man has appeared in court after a body was found in Coventry.

A 44-year-old man was found dead at an address in the Stoke area of the city on Tuesday morning. A post-mortem examination has proved inconclusive.

Police said he had been involved in an assault at the Litten Tree pub at about 01:00 GMT on Saturday.

Lee Dunkley, of Adelaide Street, Hillfields, has appeared before Coventry Magistrates Court, charged with assault.

He was remanded in custody to appear at the city's crown court at a date to be decided in February.

Officers said a second man, 19, had also been arrested in connection with the incident.

West Midlands Police said further forensic tests were needed to establish the cause of death and appealed for witnesses to the pub attack to come forward.

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