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.