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Man in court accused of murdering neighbour in Yardley Wood

Reece Hipwood Image copyright West Midlands Police/Family handout
Image caption Reece Hipwood died in an ambulance after being stabbed in the early hours of 15 July

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering his 28-year-old neighbour.

John Nixon, 54, is accused of fatally stabbing Reece Hipwood in Sandmere Road, Yardley Wood, Birmingham after an argument in the early hours of 15 July.

Mr Hipwood died in an ambulance on the way to hospital, police said.

Mr Nixon, who was also injured in the stabbing, was remanded in custody by magistrates to appear at the city's crown court on Thursday.

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