A man from Birmingham suspected of murdering two pensioners, including an 80-year-old woman from Halesowen, has been found dead in his prison cell.
Events will be held across the region today to remember those who suffered in the Holocaust.
It is 70 years since the Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated by the Red Army.
People can pay their respects at the Guildhall in Northampton, the University of Leicester, the National Holocaust Centre near Ollerton in Nottinghamshire, the Cenotaph in Wolverhampton, Coventry University and at Warwick's War Memorial.
A debate on falling milk prices and the challenges faced by local dairy farmers will be held in Staffordshire today.
The event has been organised by the National Farmers Union which says the number of dairy farmers will continue to decrease unless market conditions improve.
Farmers have seen the price of milk fall to around 20p per litre - its lowest since 2007.
Worcestershire County Cricket Club's Moeen Ali is to be the cover star of this year's Wisden Almanack.
The 27-year-old played his first game of international cricket last February, but this shows an indication of the stirring impact Moeen made on English cricket in the past 12 months.
The book is published annually in the UK.
Aston Villa v Leicester City
West Bromwich Albion v West Ham United
Blackburn Rovers v Rochdale or Stoke City
Derby County v Reading