The University of Birmingham has said it is 'deeply shocked and saddened' after a body was discovered near the student village.
A spokesperson for the university said: "We are deeply shocked and saddened by today’s incident and await further information from the Emergency Services."
A man's body has been discovered close to the University of Birmingham this afternoon.
ITV News understands the incident does not involve students or staff from the university.
A woman was raped in a pub car park in Bridgnorth in Shropshire.
The victim was approached by a stranger and attacked in the car park of the Falcon pub, between the hours of 1.30am and 2.30am on Sunday 19 February, police said.
The victim, in her 50s, is being supported by specialist officers following the attack.
Detectives have described incidents of this nature as concerning but very rare and are keen to reassure the public.
Extra patrols are being put on in the area and police say they are following a number of leads from an earlier appeal.
A 96-year-old man has appeared in court charged with murdering his 92-year-old wife.
Ernestine Tindall was found dead at the couple's home in Perlethorpe in Nottinghamshire on August 3 last year.
Jack Tindall of Tuxford Road, Boughton, Nottinghamshire appeared at Nottingham Crown Court on Tuesday and was granted unconditional bail.
He will next appear in court on June 9.