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Man charged with murder after body found in Sandwell flat

Thompson Road, Warley, Sandwell Image copyright Google
Image caption Police discovered the body of 32-year-old Richard Groves at a flat in Thompson Road

A man has been charged with murder after the body of a 32-year-old man was found in a flat in Sandwell.

Officers found the body of Richard Groves after they were called to Thompson Road, Warley, at 12:40 BST on Wednesday.

Darren Lander, 28, of no fixed address, has been remanded in custody and is due before Sandwell Magistrates' Court on Friday.

Police have urged anyone with information to contact Crimestoppers.

Det Ch Insp Martin Slevin said: "I am particularly keen to hear from anyone who heard or saw anything suspicious in or around Thompson Road between 5pm and midnight on Monday 16 May."

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