Saturday, 8 July 2017

Murder probe launched following man's death in Chelmsley Wood

POLICE have confirmed that the death of a pensioner in Chelmsley Wood is the subject of a murder investigation.
A 65-year-old man had suffered stab wounds and been discovered in a car in Alder Drive in the early hours of Friday morning.
Emergency services were called to the scene at around 1am, but despite the best efforts of paramedics, the man died a short time later.
While his identity has not been released by officers, it is understood he lived locally.
A 35-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.
Det Chief Insp Edwards Foster, from Force CID, said: "The victim was able to raise the alarm but sadly died a short while later.
"We are now appealing for anyone who was in the area in the early hours of this morning to contact us so that we can establish what has led to this incident."
Detectives cordoned off local roads following the death and residents have reported seeing forensics officers combing the scene.
If you have any information call the force on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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