Birmingham & Black Country

Man charged with murdering man at Sparkhill hostel

Durham Road
Image caption The man's body was found at the hostel in Durham Road, Sparkhill

A man has been charged with murder after the body of a 52-year-old man was found at a hostel in Birmingham.

Nine people were arrested after the man was found dead at the hostel in Durham Road, Sparkhill, on Sunday morning.

Damien Borowiec, 21, of Durham Road, was charged with his murder on Monday night and appeared at Birmingham Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Birmingham Crown Court on 7 April.

Two other people were bailed as inquiries continued. The remainder were released without charge.

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