– Detective Chief Inspector Wayne Jones, West Midlands Police
“Given the nature of the man’s injuries we have launched a murder investigation and appeal for information from the public to aid our enquiries.”
Detectives investigating the death of a man in Erdington have arrested a 27-year-old local man in connection with the incident.
The victim was found around lunchtime yesterday.
The local man was arrested last night in Kingsbury Road, near to where the victim's body was discovered, and is currently being questioned.
Police are trying to contact the victim's family to formally identify him.
A post mortem examination is due on Monday to find out exactly how he died.
A police cordon is in place outside a house where a man's body was discovered earlier this morning in Erdington.
Police have launched a murder inquiry and are attempting to identify the man.
Police have launched a murder inquiry following the discovery of a man's body at a house in Erdington.
The man was found at 11:45am this morning at a house on Kingsbury Road.
The house has been cordoned off and police are attempting to identify the man.
A post mortem examination is to be carried out to establish the cause of the man's death.