Coventry & Warwickshire

Restaurateur charged with Coventry murder

A restaurant owner from Warwickshire has been charged with the murder of a man in Coventry.

The 48-year-old victim died in hospital on Thursday after being assaulted at his home in Foleshill Road.

Kirithas Sriskantharajah, 34, of Church Way, Bedworth, appeared at Coventry Magistrates' Court earlier.

A 39-year-old man from Holbrooks and a 20-year-old woman have also been arrested on suspicion of murder. The woman has been released on bail.

Mr Sriskantharajah was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Warwick Crown Court sitting at Leamington on 11 March.

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