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Murder investigation after woman found dead in Birmingham

By Dayna Farrington | Birmingham | Crime | Published: | Last Updated:

Police have launched a murder investigation after the body of a woman was found in Birmingham.

Police at the scene in Sutton Street, in Aston, Birmingham. Photo: SnapperSK

Officers were called to Sutton Street in Aston just after 6pm on Monday night where a 47-year-old woman was found dead inside her home.

She has been named as Nageeba Alariqy by West Midlands Police.

An investigation is now underway to find out how she died.

Police at the scene in Sutton Street, in Aston, Birmingham. Photo: SnapperSK

A 49-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and remains in police custody today.

Detective Inspector Hannah Whitehouse, from the force CID team, said: "We are in the very early stages of our enquiries and I would urge anyone who noticed any suspicious behaviour in the area last night, to contact us.

“We will be speaking with residents on the road today and asking them to check their CCTV for anything that could help us.”

Anyone with information is asked to call West Midlands Police on 101, quoting log number 2788 of March 23.

Alternatively, witnesses can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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