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Inquest into Halesowen stabbing death opened this morning
12:59pm Monday 18th February 2013 in News
AN inquest into the death of a Halesowen man who was stabbed to death was opened and adjourned today.
David Carpenter, aged 47, died on Sunday February 3 after an incident at an address in Graham Road.
The inquest, at Smethwick Coroner’s Court, was adjourned awaiting the results of a trial at Wolverhampton Crown Court.
Ian Swinburne, aged 49, of Stourbridge Road, Dudley, is charged with murdering Mr Carpenter and is expected to stand trial in July.