Murder investigation launched after woman's body found

A murder investigation has been launched after a woman was found dead at a property in Birmingham this morning (31 July).
 
We were called to Unett Street just after 6am where the 19-year-old was found with fatal injuries. 
 
Searches are underway to trace a man seen leaving the building shortly before emergency services were called. He is believed to be known to the deceased.
 
A cordon remains at the property while forensic investigations are underway.
 
Detective Inspector Jim Mahon, from our homicide unit, said: “This is a tragic death of a young woman with her whole life ahead of her.
 
“We are speaking to other residents at the multi-occupancy address and exploring CCTV to understand what has happened.
 
“We have a suspect who we are keen to speak to, who is thought to be known to the young woman.”
 
Anyone with information who has not yet spoken to an officer should contact us via Live Chat on our website or call 101 quoting log 765 of 31/7.

You can also speak to Crimstoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
 

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