Derby

Fourth man is charged over Johnny Assani assault death

Johnny Assani
Image caption Another arrest was made on Thursday in connection with Johnny Assani's death

A fourth person has been charged in connection with the death of a Derby man.

Johnny Assani, 43, from Peartree, was injured on Walbrook Road in Derby on 14 August and died in the Queen's Medical Centre the next day.

A 24-year-old Derby man arrested on Wednesday has now been charged with assisting an offender and will appear before magistrates on Friday.

Three men, two aged 32 and one 33, have been charged with Mr Assani's murder.

Another Derby man, aged 26, was arrested on Thursday in connection with the investigation and released on police bail.

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