Man charged with murder after fatal Coventry city centre stabbing - The Coventry Observer

Man charged with murder after fatal Coventry city centre stabbing

Coventry Editorial 7th Apr, 2023   0

A MAN has been charged with the murder of 22-year-old Shou Zou, who was fatally stabbed in Coventry city centre yesterday (April 6).

Police were called to Upper Well Street at just before 2.40am where they found Mr Zou with serious injuries and despite the efforts of emergency services he was pronounced dead shortly after.

A 20-year-old man was also treated for a shoulder and hand injury, which aren’t believed to be life threatening.

Today (April 7) 23-year-old Penqui Sun, from Coventry, was charged with murder as well as attempted murder.

He will appear before Coventry Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Detective Chief Inspector Dave Sanders, from the force’s homicide team, said: “Our thoughts remain with the family of Mr Zou who have now been informed about their loved ones death.




“We are not looking for anyone else in connection with the attack but our investigations continue.

“We would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time to come forward and speak to us.”


Anyone with footage, CCTV or dashcam footage should call 101 quoting log number 295 of April 6.

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