Man charged with murder following assault in Cannock in 2012
A 35-year-old prisoner has been charged with the murder of his housemate
Gareth Rowton, aged 35, is currently serving an 11.5 year sentence for the wounding of David Stanton on 9 November 2012.
The men were involved in an altercation in an alleyway outside their home on Old Fallow Road and, following an investigation, Rowton was charged with grievous bodily harm with intent and pleaded guilty at court.
As a result of the injuries he received during the altercation David was hospitalised and remained in care until he died on June 29 2015.
A post-mortem established the cause of death was... read more
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