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Christopher Wade stabbing: Five charged with murder

Christopher Wade Image copyright West Yorkshire Police
Image caption Christopher Wade was stabbed near the Butterbowl pub close to his home in Farnley

Five people have been charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of a man in Leeds.

Christopher Wade, 27, died on Wednesday after being attacked near the Butterbowl pub in Butterbowl Drive, Farnley, at about 16:00 BST on Tuesday.

West Yorkshire Police said one man aged 23 and two 19-year-olds would appear at Leeds Crown Court on Tuesday.

They have been charged along with two youths aged 17 and 16 who will also appear at the court.

A post-mortem examination revealed Mr Wade had died as a result of a single stab wound to the leg.

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