27th Jun, 2022

Fourth man charged with murder of Emmanuel Lukenga in Coventry

A FOURTH man has been charged with the murder of Emmanuel Lukenga in Coventry.

Emmanuel was stabbed in the leg in a garden at Franklin Grove in Earlsdon, Coventry, just after 2.30pm on Wednesday June 12.

The 21-year-old was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

Bradley Richardson, aged 23, of Prior Deram Walk, Coventry was charged with murder and arson and appeared before Warwickshire local justice Centre on Wednesday (August 21), where he was remanded to appear at Birmingham Crown Court this morning (August 23).

Matthew Brankin, age 19 of Thimbler Road, Canley, Kyle Kinchen, aged 18 of John Rous Avenue, Coventry and 18-year-old Enroy Ruddock were all previously charged with murder and arson and remanded for trial.

Two other men, aged 18 and 41, who were arrested in June on suspicion of murder, have been released on bail while enquiries continue.

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