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Simon Johnson death: Boy, 16, charged with murder

Simon Johnson Image copyright West Mids Police handout
Image caption Simon Johnson died from stab wounds

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murdering a father of two who died of stab wounds.

Simon Johnson, aged 41, was attacked at his home in Cradley Road, Netherton, Dudley, in August 2016.

A second teenager, also 16, has been charged with burglary on the same night. The pair are due before Walsall Magistrates Court.

Following his death, Mr Johnson's family said he was a "very proud father of two girls".

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