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.
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.