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Two murder arrests after man's body found at Birmingham property

By Dayna Farrington | Birmingham | Crime | Published:

Police have arrested two men on suspicion of murder after a body was found in the West Midlands.

**Number plates may need pixelating/Video with relevant desks** Pic by SnapperSK - (Pictured: West Midlands Police have launched a murder enquiry after the body of a man in his 50's was found at a Birmingham address on Strensham Road, Ballsall Heath in the early hours of this morning. There is a cordon around several properties as the investigation continues. Two men, aged 47 and 57, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody for questioning. Pic Taken 16/09/2020) - West Midlands Police have launched a murder investigation after a man in his 50’s was discovered at a Birmingham address on Strensham Road, Ballsall Heath in the early hours of this morning. A cordon was placed around several properties on the road as police continued their investigation into the man's death which is currently being treated as ‘unexplained’. Two men, aged 47 and 57, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody for questioning. Ambulances were seen by residents at the property at around 5am with a lot of police activity. A Spokesperson for West Midlands Police said: ‘We’re investigating after the body of a man in his 50s was found at an address in Balsall Heath today (16 September).  ‘We were alerted by ambulance service colleagues after the man was discovered at a property in Strensham Road at around 5.40am.  ‘His death is currently being treated as unexplained and a scene is in place while enquiries continue.  ‘Two men, aged 47 and 57, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody for questioning.’ ENDS.

The body of the man was discovered at a property in Strensham Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, at around 5.40am today.

His death is being treated as unexplained.

Police at the scene in Strensham Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham. Photo: Snapper SK

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remained in custody this afternoon.

A West Midlands Police spokesman said: "We are investigating after the body of a man in his 50s was found at an address in Balsall Heath today.

"We were alerted by ambulance service colleagues after the man was discovered at a property in Strensham Road at around 5.40am.

"His death is currently being treated as unexplained and a scene is in place while enquiries continue.

"Two men, aged 47 and 57 years old, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody for questioning."

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Police at the scene in Strensham Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham. Photo: Snapper SK

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called to reports of a cardiac arrest at a property in Strensham Road, Balsall Heath at 5.14am this morning.

"Two ambulances attended and sadly one man was confirmed deceased on scene."

Anyone with information is urged to call West Midlands Police on 101, quoting log number 483 of September 16.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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