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New police update as more charged with murder of doctor in street

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A further three people have been charged with the murder of a man who was allegedly stabbed in a street fight.

It means six people have now been charged in total following the death of doctor Michael Anton O'Connor, who was found with fatal knife wounds in Wilford Crescent West, The Meadows, on November 10.

Paula Usherwood, 37, of Central Avenue, Beeston; Michael McGuire, 34, of Wilford Crescent West, The Meadows; and Curtis Sheard, 23, of Wilford Crescent West, The Meadows, were charged with murder on Tuesday night (November 23).

All three were appeared at Nottingham Magistrates' Court on Wednesday (November 24). They were remanded into custody and will appear at Nottingham Crown Court tomorrow, November 25.

The charges came after Jerome Sheard, 29, of Wilford Crescent West, The Meadows, and Rebecca Bell, 36, of Loughrigg Close, The Meadows, were charged with the same offence on Monday night.

They appeared at the magistrates' court on Tuesday (November 23) and were remanded in custody.

They will next appear at Nottingham Crown Court on Thursday (November 25) alongside Kerry-Anne Shepherd, 34, of Plantagenet Street, St Ann's who was charged with assisting an offender, also on Monday night.

Detective Chief Inspector Rob Routledge, who is leading the investigation, said: "This has been a complex and fast-moving investigation and we are grateful to the public for their help.

"Our resolve to bring to justice those responsible for Michael's death will not waver.

"Clearly the charging of six people is a significant step but our enquiries continue and I'd urge anyone with information to get in touch with us."

Anyone with information that could help the investigation is asked to call 101, quoting incident 816 of November 10. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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