Four more men charged with Rodbourne murder

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FOUR more men have been charged with the killing of a man in Rodbourne.

Wiltshire Police announced detectives have jointly charged 18-year-olds Kendel Lamtus Joseph, of Pioneer Road, and Zacharious Kori Clayton, of Dean Street, a 17-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, and 27-year-old Christopher Sean Simmonds, of Mundania Road, London, with the murder of Charles Roger Millar.

Another man, Shelton Thulani Sibanda, 19, of no fixed abode, had previously been remanded in custody on the same charge and is due to appear at Bristol Crown Court next week for a plea and case management hearing.

The incident took place at around 1.30am on Wednesday, June 6 when police were called to reports of an assault in Barnum Court, Rodbourne.

The 44-year-old victim, better known as Roger, was found by police lying in the street suffering from a stab wound.

He was taken to Great Western Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 2.20am.

The three teens are next due to appear tomorrow via video link at Bristol Crown Court.

Simmonds is next due to appear tomorrow at Swindon Magistrates' Court.

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