Coventry & Warwickshire

Coventry teen charged with pensioner's murder

A Coventry teenager has been charged with the murder of a pensioner who died following an assault in the city.

Omair Zaman, 19, from Eld Road, Foleshill, will appear before city magistrates on Tuesday accused of killing Andrew Pratt, West Midlands Police said.

Mr Pratt, 72, died on 8 August from injuries sustained in an attack on Bright Street, Stoke, on 28 May.

Mr Zaman was originally arrested on suspicion of wounding, police said.

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