Stoke & Staffordshire

Stoke-on-Trent man charged with murder of father

A man has been charged with the murder of his father.

Stephen Jeffries, 55, of Bolberry Close in Lightwood, Stoke-on-Trent, was taken to hospital with head injuries on 28 March after reports of an assault, police said. He died on Saturday.

Richard Jeffries, 34, also of Bolberry Close, was already accused of causing grievous bodily harm and has now been charged with murder.

Staffordshire Police said he would "remain in custody in prison".

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