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Victim of fatal stabbing in bookmakers named

Khalid Yousef (28) died last Thursday. Credit: West Midlands Police

Police have named the victim of a fatal stabbing at a bookmakers in Birmingham.

Khalid Yousef, 28, was found in Paddy Power on Rookery Road in Handsworth on Thursday 4 January at 12.45pm.

He had severe head injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

Detective Inspector Jim Colclough from West Midlands Police said: “Our investigation is making good progress but I would like to hear from anyone who may have information but hasn’t already spoken to us.

“Every bit of information is vital to our investigation and I would urge anyone who can help to contact my team on 101."

Police were called to the Paddy Power bookmakers in Handsworth. Credit: ITV News Central