18th May, 2022

Man charged over death of pensioner in Coventry

A MAN has been charged with manslaughter after the death of a pensioner in a Coventry street.

West Midlands Police launched an investigation after 74-year-old Richard Barbeary was found with injuries in Milverton Road on November 26 last year and died in hospital the same day.

Officers have now been authorised to charge Luke Miller in connection with the death.

The 32-year-old has appeared at Coventry Magistrates Court and was remanded to appear before Warwick Crown Court early next week.

Police have kept the family of Mr Barbeary updated on the progress of the investigation.

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