Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 3 September 2014

Man charged over body in lake case

Jasbir Singh Bains was found floating in a lake in Dartmouth Park, West Bromwich (West Midlands Police/PA)

Police have charged a 44-year-old with the murder of a man whose body was found floating in a lake.

Jasbir Singh Bains, 41, was found dead in Dartmouth Park, West Bromwich, on November 28 last year.

West Midlands police said the 44-year-old man would appear before magistrates on Monday.

"A 44-year-old man has this evening been charged with the murder of Jasbir Singh Bains, whose body was found floating in a lake in Sandwell Valley in November 2012," a spokeswoman said.

She said the man had also been charged with fraud.

A post-mortem showed that Mr Singh Bains died from a cut to the throat.

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