Detectives arrested Palvinder Hayre in connection with the death of a man who was found with injuries in White Road, at around 2.45pm on Friday.
The victim - who is believed to be aged 70 but yet to be formally identified - later died in hospital and a post mortem revealed he died as a result of a blunt force injury.
Hayre, aged 50, of White Road, Smethwick, has been remanded in custody to appear before Dudley Magistrates Court on Tuesday.
The West Midlands Police homicide team is still appealing for information via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am to midnight, by calling 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Quote log number 1382 of 23/11/18.