Family pay tribute to ‘loving father’ killed in Handsworth stabbing

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Antonio Tibere, from Smethwick, has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of 35-year-old Krystian Debski

Police have charged a man after another man was fatally stabbed and others were injured in Handsworth.

Antonio Tibere was arrested on suspicion of the murder of 35-year-old Krystian Debski in Soho Road on Thursday morning (22 December).

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The 24-year-old from Smethwick has now been charged with the offence, and possession of a bladed article, and will appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court tomorrow (24 December).

He has also been charged with attempted murder after a woman in her 20s and a man in his 40s also sustained stab wounds.

The woman remains in a serious condition in hospital, while the man has since been discharged.

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Family tribute

A tribute from Mr Debski’s family said: “He was a loving partner, father, son, uncle and cousin who will be deeply missed by all who knew him.”

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We believe there may have been others in the area who may have vital information which can assist our ongoing enquiries.

We’re keen to hear from anyone who was in the Soho Road area between 3-4am on Thursday and has not spoken to us already.

You can contact us via Live Chat on our website and quote log 347 of 22 December.

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