Man murdered in Handsworth, Birmingham

The 41 year-old was stabbed in Alexandra Road just before 7.30pm on Sunday (September 18)

A murder investigation has been launched after a man, aged 41, was stabbed in Alexandra Road, in Handsworth just before 7.30pm on Sunday (18 September).

He was taken to hospital where he sadly died. A post mortem examination is due to be held later this week to establish exactly how he died.

No arrests have been made and following forensic examination, the cordon has now been lifted from the scene. West Midlands Police said his family are being supported by specially trained officers and we are continuing to speak to witnesses and explore CCTV.

West Midlands Police appeal

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has camera phone or dash cam footage is urged to contact police via Live Chat on the West Midlands Police website quoting log 3200 of 18/9. Or you can stay anonymous by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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