Murder investigation launched after fatal stabbing

A murder investigation has been launched after a 22-year-old man was stabbed in Bartley Green last night (Tuesday 3 July).

Ambulance colleagues were called to Woodgate Gardens at around 10:50pm, where he was taken to hospital and sadly died shortly after.

A 16-year old boy was arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody.

A cordon is in place while forensic experts examine the scene and officers are trawling CCTV of the surrounding area to establish what happened.

Detective Inspector Caroline Corfield said: “We are at the very early stages of this investigation and are trying to piece together the exact details of what took place.

“Officers will be in the area today and I am appealing to anyone who has witnessed anything or has any information they believe could assist the investigation to approach an officer at the scene or to contact us on 101.”

Source:: West Midlands Police News

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