Walsall murder investigation

A house in Victory Road, Walsall, has been sealed off by police after the body of a man was found. Ten people have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

10 questioned over Walsall death

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said:

"Detectives searching for a missing woman found a body in Victory Lane at around 8.30pm on Friday. The address has been sealed off and a murder investigation has been launched.

Ten people at the address were arrested on suspicion of murder and they remain in custody at this time.

The body has not been identified and a forensic post mortem will take place in due course."

Ten members of family quizzed over Walsall death

Ten members of the same family have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a 28-year-old woman.

Five men and five women were being questioned by detectives after the discovery of the woman's body at a house in Walsall.

The victim, who has not been named, is believed to have recently arrived in the UK from India.

She was reported missing last Thursday but police launched a murder inquiry when her body was discovered at a detached property in Victory Lane in the town on Friday night.

One resident said:

"They've always seemed like such a lovely family. It was a massive shock to see all the police here and then seem them all arrested.

Nobody can believe what's going on. I think she had only recently come over here and that she had married one of the children but it was over in India.

I believe they had another wedding last week, one of the daughters was married, I think.

It seemed like a really big do, the street was packed with cars and there was a horse at one point. To go from that to this is just unbelievable."

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Cordon remains in place around Walsall home

A police cordon remains in place around a house in Walsall after the body of a man was found today.

Police tape surrounds the house in Victory Road
Police tape surrounds the house in Victory Road Credit: ITV News Central

Officers are stationed outside the detached house, in Victory Road.

Ten people have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Police are stationed outside the house
Police are stationed outside the house Credit: ITV News Central
A car has also been sealed off by police
A car has also been sealed off by police Credit: ITV News Central