1. ITV Report

Murder inquiry launched following Hall Green attack

Photo: West Midlands Police

West Midlands Police have launched a murder investigation after a man from Birmingham died after suffering serious injuries at the end of last month.

54-year-old Gary Twist was found with serious head injuries on Shaftmoor Lane in the Hall Green area of Birmingham at around 11:40pm on Saturday 30 September.

He was attacked a short time after leaving the College Arms pub with his girlfriend.

Twist had been in hospital ever since the attack but died last night (16 October).

32-year-old labourer, Simeon Corry, of Gospel Lane in Acocks Green was charged with attempted murder and assault occasioning actual bodily harm and remains in custody.

Detective Inspector Harry Harrison, from Force CID, said:

Following the sad death of Garry this is now a murder investigation. I am currently reviewing the charges brought earlier this month.

– Detective Inspector Harry Harrison