Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman found with fatal injuries in woodland in Birmingham

A woman was found with serious injuries in woodland in Ladywood, Birmingham on Tuesday, August 1

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A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found fatally injured in woodland on the outskirts of a city centre.

Police were called to Freeth Street, in Ladywood, Birmingham, after the victim was discovered in a wooded area at around 8.45pm last night (Tuesday, August 1). Despite the efforts of paramedics who rushed to the scene, nothing could be done to save her and she died from her injuries.

West Midlands Police said a man arrested on suspicion of her murder remains in custody being quizzed by detectives today (Wed). Police and forensic officers this morning remained at the scene, which is close to Edgbaston Reservoir and Ladywood Leisure Centre.

A force spokesperson said: “We’re still at the scene and a police presence will remain while we continue our enquiries.” Anyone with information is asked to contact police via Live Chat online, or by calling 101, quoting log 4534 of August 1.