Man's body found in Birmingham canal at Gas Street Basin

The body of a man has been found in a canal in Birmingham city centre.

Police were called by a member of the public to Gas Street Basin at around 11.50am on Friday 11 December.

The man who is believed to be in his late 20's was pronounced dead at the scene.

West Midlands Police are in the process of formally identifying the body and are treating the death as unexplained until they have more information.