THE trial into the death of Jaskaran Kang, who was stabbed to death in Dudley last year, begins today (January 9).

Mr Kang, aged 24 from Handsworth, was found fatally stabbed at a flat on Stourbridge Road, Dudley on Saturday January 6 2018.

Joshua Campbell, aged 18 from King Edmond Street, Dudley, has been charged with murder.

Dontay Ellis, aged 19 from Central Drive, Lower Gornal, and James Peake, aged 18, from Southgate Way, Dudley, are also accused of murder.

Reggie Salmon, aged 21 from Stourbridge Road, Dudley, is accused of manslaughter and conspiracy to rob.

Tyrone Johnson, aged 18 from Malthouse Drive, Dudley, has been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery.

The trial began at Birmingham Crown Court and is expected to last for eight weeks.