Man dies five days after firework was posted through his letterbox
A man badly injured when a firework was posted through his letterbox has died in hospital five days later.
Anthony Nicholls, 56, had been in an induced coma since he was rescued by firefighters on Thursday.
He never regained consciousness and detectives have now launched a murder inquiry.
His partner, 50-year-old Maria Jones, escaped with fractures to her lower limbs after jumping from a first floor window of the house in Tile Cross, Birmingham.
The large firework posted into his home is thought to have contained around 200 tubes of explosives and would have taken around two minutes to... read more