Appeals for witnesses as man found in burnt out car

The body of a man has been discovered in a car which was burnt out in West Bromwich this morning.

Officers were called to the scene by the Fire Service just after 7.30am in Wattle Road after they discovered the body.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who may have seen the car to contact them:

"We would like to hear from anyone who saw the red Mazda in the area early this morning or who witnessed the blaze.

"We are in the early stages of this enquiry and would like to appeal for anyone to come forward at the earliest opportunity."

– Investigating Officer Detective Inspector Bob Hazel

The man has not yet been identified, will undergo a forensic post-mortem.