Sparkbrook murder: three arrested after man found on Stratford Road with stab wounds dies in hospital

The man, believed to be in his 40s, was found in Stratford Road, at the junction of Priestley Road, Sparkbrook

A man found with stab wounds in Birmingham died after he was taken to the hospital.

The man, believed to be in his 40s, was found in Stratford Road, at the junction of Priestley Road, Sparkbrook, at around 12.50am on Monday, 26 September. Paramedics treated him at the site and the police were alerted by them. Unfortunately, he died a short time after he was taken to the hospital.

A police investigation has been launched and three men in their 30s and another man in his 20s have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in police custody.

Stratford Road, Sparkbrook where the murder took place (Credit: Ryan Underwood)

Detective Superintendent Shaun Edwards, from Force CID, said: “We are still trying to piece together what happened in the early hours of this morning. We are appealing for anyone who was in or around the area, in particular if anyone has any dash-cam footage that captures the incident, to get in touch.

“Part of Stratford Road has been cordoned off while a thorough forensic search is carried out; with detectives also examining CCTV in the area.”

Anyone with information can call West Midlands Police on 101 quoting log 101 of 26 September, or get in touch via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk. Information can also be passed to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Tell them what you know not who you are.

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