Man charged with murder over stabbing near Wolverhampton

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A man has been charged with murder over the stabbing of another man in a town centre.

Lyndon Smith, 46, will appear at Walsall Magistrates' Court on Saturday accused of the killing of John Joyce, 20.

The victim was found in Lichfield Street just off Bilston High Street, near Wolverhampton, West Midlands, after reports of a disturbance at about 11.30pm on August 17.

Despite the best efforts of emergency services, he died at the scene.

Police said two other men were taken to hospital with injuries, but their wounds are not thought to be serious.