Coventry stab victim dies

A Coventry man found with serious stab wounds in Earlsdon in the early hours of yesterday (Sunday 11 June) has died.

The 35-year-old was taken to hospital, but sadly passed away this afternoon (Monday 12 June).

A 21-year-old man from Coventry arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and a 23-year-old woman detained on suspicion of assisting an offender both remain in police custody.

Officers launched an investigation after the local man was found on the car park of the BP service station in The Butts, Coventry at 1.50am. His family are aware of his death and are being supported by specialist officers.

Detective Inspector Justin Spanner, from the force’s CID, said: “Sadly we are now looking at a murder investigation and I would ask anyone with information to contact us as soon as possible.

“Our thoughts remain with the man’s family as they come to terms with their loss.”

Anyone with information is urged to call West Midlands Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 080 555 111.

Source:: West Midlands Police News

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