Police are continuing to examine the scene, after a 41-year-old man was murdered in Edgbaston in Birmingham.
Police officers cordoned off a section of Edgbaston while they examined the scene of the fatal assault for evidence.
– Detective Inspector Justin Spanner, the officer leading the investigation
We are carrying out local enquiries in the area and we are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen what has taken place today.
We know the men knew each other however the reason for the attack remains unclear at this stage and will clearly form part of our enquiries.
Detectives have informed the victim’s family and liaison officers are supporting them at this time.
A cordon is in place on Gillott Road in Edgbaston at the junction with Hagley Road whilst specialist officers thoroughly examine the scene.
A murder investigation has been launched after a man was assaulted and died in Birmingham today.
The attack happened in Gillott Road in the Edgbaston area of the city. Police believe the 41-year-old man knew his attacker. A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the man's death.
A cordon is currently in place and the victim is yet to be formally identified.
Police say there are no known links between the man's death and the murder of 75-year-old Mohammed Saleem in Small Heath earlier this week.