Compoiste image od Dudley murder victims and crime scene

William Henry and Brian McIntosh were found dead in a car on Wednesday

A man has been charged with the murders of two friends found shot dead in a car on an industrial estate in the West Midlands.

Jonathan Houseman, 32, from Stourbridge, is accused of killing William Henry and Brian McIntosh.

It comes as families of the victims pay tribute to the pair, whose bodies were discovered in a car park off Moor Street, Dudley, shortly before 3.30pm on Wednesday.

The friends were identified yesterday as detectives confirmed they were questioning a man in his 30s, who was arrested on suspicion of murder, and another person on suspicion of assisting an offender.

On Friday Mr Henry’s family described him as ‘the light of our lives’, while Mr McIntosh’s relatives said they are ‘absolutely devastated and heartbroken’

Mr Henry’s family remembered him as a much-loved father, son, brother, uncle, partner and friend.

In a tribute, they said: ‘He was loving and caring and always thought of others before himself. ‘He was the light of our lives, his death has left a huge void in our lives.

Brian McIntosh, one of two men fatally shot in Dudley, West Midlands on Wednesday (30 September). See SWNS story SWMDshot. William Henry, aged 31, and Brian McIntosh, aged 29, both from Bartley Green, Birmingham, were tragically found dead in a car park off Moor Street at 3.30pm. A man in his 30s has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody. Police have also arrested a second person on suspicion of assisting an offender. They are also being questioned by detectives. A post mortem examination revealed both men died from gunshot wounds.

Brian McIntosh, one of two men fatally shot in Dudley, West Midlands on Wednesday (Picture: SWNS)

We would like to express our thanks to the kind words and love shown from extended family and friends.

‘We are a grieving family and now would like the press to allow us to grieve in private and with respect.’

Mr McIntosh was described as a much-loved son, a devoted partner and a doting father to his two sons.

He was also a loving brother to his three sisters and three brothers.

William Henry, one of two men fatally shot in Dudley, West Midlands on Wednesday (30 September). See SWNS story SWMDshot. William Henry, aged 31, and Brian McIntosh, aged 29, both from Bartley Green, Birmingham, were tragically found dead in a car park off Moor Street at 3.30pm. A man in his 30s has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody. Police have also arrested a second person on suspicion of assisting an offender. They are also being questioned by detectives. A post mortem examination revealed both men died from gunshot wounds.

William Henry, one of two men fatally shot in Dudley, West Midlands on Wednesday (Picture: SWNS)

The tribute from his family added: ‘He was loved dearly by his whole family – nieces, nephews, aunties, uncles and cousins. ‘There will be a big whole left in all of our hearts. As a family we are all absolutely devastated and heartbroken.’

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