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Lee Pettite Eston death: Second man charged with murder

Lee Pettite Image copyright Pettite family/Cleveland Police
Image caption Lee Pettite was taken to James Cook University Hospital where he later died

A second man has been charged with the murder of a man who died from serious chest injuries.

Lee Pettite, 22, was found on Oakley Walk, Eston in March, having staggered a short way, Cleveland Police said.

A 21-year-old man is due to appear at Teesside Magistrates' Court later.

He is one of four men arrested on suspicion of murder at the time. A 20-year old was charged with murder and firearms offences. An arrested 22-year-old remains on bail.

Another man, also aged 22, was released without charge.

Christopher Stubbs, 20, from South Bank, was charged with murder and a firearms offence in connection with the Mr Pettite's death and was remanded in custody in March.

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