Murder investigation launched after man stabbed in Birmingham

By Dayna Farrington | Birmingham | Crime | Published:

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was fatally stabbed in the West Midlands.

Police at the scene. Pic: SnapperSK

Officers were called to a property in Lutley Grove, in the Bartley Green area of Birmingham, shortly before 8.30pm last night, following reports that a man had been stabbed.

The 31-year-old was taken to hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries.

Police at the scene. Pic: SnapperSK

Another man, aged 33, was arrested from the scene on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody today.

A post-mortem examination will take place in due course.

Detective Inspector Jim Colclough, from West Midlands Police's homicide unit, said: “We have made rapid progress overnight and we are not currently seeking anyone else in relation to this investigation.

Police at the scene. Pic: SnapperSK

“A scene is still being held while our team forensically examine the property.”

Anyone with information can call West Midlands Police on 101, quoting log number 4306 of September 14.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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