Bartley Green murder victim named

West Midlands Police have named the man who died in a knife attack on Friday morning (March 11)

The man killed in a knife attack in Bartley Green on Friday morning (March 11) has been named as Stephen McCarron.

Police said Mr McCarron suffered multiple knife wounds during a disorder in Grazebook Croft at 11.20am on Friday (11 March).

The 51-year-old, who lived locally, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Specialist Family Liaison Officers from West Midlands Police are supporting his loved ones at this tragic time.

Officers arrested a 20-year-old man in the early hours of Saturday morning during an operation at a multi-occupancy property in Warwick Road, Tyseley.

Detectives have been granted more time to question the suspect and he remains in custody.

Steven McCarran

What have the officers investigating the case said?

Detective Inspector Jim Mahon from the Homicide Unit, said: “Our thoughts are with Mr McCarron’s family. Clearly they are shocked at what’s happened and we are supporting them however we can.

“We are continuing to make good progress with the investigation: we have searched more premises for evidence and seized CCTV of vital importance.

“We’re still appealing for information and I’d urge anyone who believes they may be able to help our investigation to please get in touch.”

What should I do if I have information about this incident?

If you have any information that could help, speak to an officer at the scene or message police on their website: West Midlands Police via Live Chat. Quote reference number 1483-110322.

If you want to remain anonymous you can call the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. You may be entitled to a reward, even if you choose to stay anonymous.

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