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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 west-midlands.police.uk between 8am to midnight, call 101 anytime or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. 

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