Coventry & Warwickshire

Murder charge after Warwick man fatally stabbed

Blackwell Lane, Warwick - generic image Image copyright Google Maps
Image caption Edward Cornet, of Blackwell Lane, Warwick, was found at his home with stab injuries

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering a man in Warwick.

Jack Merrilees, 21, of Linkway, Leamington Spa, appeared at Leamington Magistrates' Court earlier.

Edward Cornet, 55, of Blackwell Lane, Warwick, died in Coventry's University Hospital after being found with fatal stab wounds at his home on Saturday at at about 23:00 BST.

Mr Merrilees' case was adjourned until Thursday when he is due to appear at Birmingham Crown Court.

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