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Man charged over disorder which left Fidel Glasgow dead and another seriously injured

Felix Nobes 3rd Sep, 2018 Updated: 5th Sep, 2018

A MAN has been charged in connection with a disorder which left one dead and another fighting for his life.

The incident took place in Coventry city centre in the early hours of Saturday morning (September 1).

Atikou Diallo, aged 23, was arrested in City Arcade following the disorder outside Club M in Croft Road which left one man dead and another with life-threatening injuries.

Fidel Glasgow, 21, later died in hospital after being found with stab wounds at around 5.30am.

A second man, aged 23, remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Diallo, of no fixed address, was charged with violent disorder, grevious bodily harm and possession of cocaine and remanded in custody.

He will appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court tomorrow (September 3).

Fidel Glasgow was the grandson of Specials legend Neville Staple.

He and his wife, Christine, paid an emotional tribute to his grandson in a special performance at Godiva Festival.

In a statement issued by West Midlands Police, Fidel’s mother said: “When your beautiful heart stopped beating my heart broke in two, knowing that here on earth there won’t be another quite like you.

“My beautiful, one of a kind child, you’re a part of me today and always. RIP baby boy.”

Police are continuing to appeal for information and urge anyone who was at Club M in the early hours of Saturday morning to get in touch.

Detective inspector Harry Harrison, from West Midlands Police’s homicide unit, said: “Although an individual has been charged in connection with what happened on Saturday, We’re working round the clock to identify and apprehend Fidel’s killer.

“We are aware that numerous people who were at the club at the time could have vital information about what happened.

“I am appealing for anyone with information no matter how insignificant it may seem to contact us.

“Our thoughts remain with Fidel’s family who continue to be supported by specialist officers at this difficult time.”

Police are continuing to speak to witnesses and examine CCTV.

Anyone with information is urged to contact West Midlands Police either via Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk between 8am to 9pm or call 101 anytime or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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