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Stourbridge Road murder: Tributes to stab victim Jaskaran Kang

By David Cosgrove | Dudley | Crime | Published:

Tributes have been laid at the scene of a Black Country murder – as a police manhunt for the killer continues.

Flowers have been left at the scene Jaskaran Kang

Bouquets of flowers and a heart-shaped balloon have been left in tribute to Jaskaran Kang, who died after an attack at a flat above a shop in Dudley.

Mr Kang, from Handsworth, was pronounced dead at the scene in Stourbridge Road on Saturday after being stabbed.

In a heartfelt tribute, the 24-year-old's family said: “He was a lovely and caring hard-working father, son and brother who has been taken too soon.

"Everyone loved him and the family and community are in shock and we just want justice.”

The flat above the Mini Mart shop remains cordoned off

Police have launched an appeal into the stabbing and urged anyone with information to come forward.

Det Insp Justin Spanner, from the Homicide Team, said: “A murder investigation is underway and we are fully committed to finding out who was responsible.

“I am appealing for anyone who may have been in the area at around that time and saw anything unusual going on.

“If you have any information about what happened leading up to the attack or think you know who is responsible, please call police on 101 giving log number 243 of January 6. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

David Cosgrove

By David Cosgrove
Chief Reporter - @davidcosgrove_

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