Stoke & Staffordshire

Two arrests over fatal shooting in Chasetown

Richard Deakin
Image caption Mr Deakin was found on Monday morning shot in the chest

Two men have been arrested over the death of a man found shot at his Staffordshire home.

Richard Deakin, 27, from Meadway Street, Chasetown, was found on the morning of 5 July. He had been shot in the chest.

Police said two men, aged 22 and 23, from Bilston, West Midlands, were arrested during Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact police.

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