Man arrested on suspicion of murder in Yardley

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after another man found collapsed in a Yardley street has died.

A man in his 50s was discovered in Coventry Road at around 10.20pm last night (3 April) and sadly died soon after arriving at hospital.

Following enquiries in the area it’s now believed he had been assaulted just before he was found.

A forensic post mortem will take place in due course to establish the cause of death.

A 28-year-old man was this lunchtime detained on suspicion of murder and taken into police custody for questioning.

Our investigation remains at an early stage and we’re continuing to appeal for information to enable us to establish the full circumstances.

We can be contacted via Live Chat, by calling 101, or through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Quote log 4401 of 3 April.