Birmingham & Black Country

Erdington body: Man arrested on suspicion of murder

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was found at a house in Birmingham, police have said.

Officers found the body after calling at the house in Kingsbury Road, Erdington, at 11.45 GMT on Friday.

West Midlands Police said the man was arrested at 21:00 on Friday "near to where the victim's body was discovered".

A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out on Monday.

Police said they are attempting to make contact with the victim's next of kin in order to officially confirm his identify.

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