Three arrested after fatal alleged hit-and-run in Halesowen

Benjamin Morse died in Halesowen on 1st May. Credit: West Midlands Police

Three people have been arrested in connection with a non-stop fatal collision in which a man died in Halesowen during the early hours of Monday morning (1 May).

A 21-year-old man was arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder and released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Two men, aged 32 and 19, were arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and have also been released on police bail.

An investigation is underway after 36-year-old Benjamin Morse died after he was hit by a dark coloured hatchback at around 12.15am.

The family of Mr Morse have released a statement:

Detective Inspector Justin Spanner from Force CID, said