Dead man is found in vehicle

A man was found dead in a car along a lane near to a pub in Himley today.

Police tape around tree credit PA

Police, paramedics and fire crews were called to Himley Road, near the Crooked House Pub, at around 8.35am today.

The lane leading to the pub was immediately closed off, with the cordon remaining in place as investigations got under way.

Police said they had received a report of a missing person before the body was discovered. The death is not being treated as suspicious.

Paramedics and fire crews were stood down at around 10.30am but police remained at the scene.

West Midlands Police spokesman Deb Edmonds said: “All we can say at the moment is that the body of a man was found in a car at that location.”

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Try our beta site!

We’re getting ready to launch our brand new website for expressandstar.com and we’d like to give you a sneak preview.

We’re still applying the finishing touches, so please bear with us if something’s not quite right.

We'd love to hear your thoughts, good or bad, via the simple feedback button that you'll see to the right side of every page.

Try the beta