Murder investigation launched after man stabbed in Birmingham

Our murder detectives have launched an investigation after a man was fatally stabbed in Birmingham earlier this morning (Tuesday 2 March).

We were called to reports of a stabbing in Perry Villa Drive at around 3.50am. A man was found with stab injuries to the neck. He was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim has not been formally identified at this early stage.

A 34-year-old man was arrested at the scene and remains in police custody on suspicion of murder.

Perry Villa Drive has been sealed off in order to preserve any potentially crucial evidence. Officers are currently conducting house to house and CCTV enquiries.

We’re appealing for witnesses and we’re urging anyone who was in the area at the time to get in touch as they may hold vital information. Get in touch via live chat on our website www.west-midlands.police.uk 8am - midnight, or call 101 anytime.

To remain 100% anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Tell them what you know, not who you are. Please quote log number 328 of 02/03/2021.

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