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Manslaughter charge after Coventry shooting

Detectives investigating a fatal shooting in Coventry have today (Tuesday) charged a man with manslaughter.

Addison Packeer, aged 27, was found with serious head injuries at an address in Chepstow Close, Willenhall. A post mortem revealed he died from a gunshot wound.

Addison Packeer
Addison Packeer

This afternoon, Jordan Bassett, 25, of Tintagel Close, Willenhall, Coventry, was charged with manslaughter and possession of a firearm.

He has been remanded in custody to appear before city magistrates tomorrow (12 December).

Detective Inspector Caroline Corfield, from the force’s homicide team, said: "Our thoughts remain with Mr Packeer’s family and we have specialist officers supporting them during this deeply distressing time..

"We have been following a number of lines of enquiry and I would still urge anyone with information, and who has not spoken to us already, to get in touch as soon as possible."

Contact us via Live Chat at between 8am to midnight, call 101 anytime or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. 

Please quote log number 114 of 7/12/18.