Birmingham & Black Country

Murder charge after body discovery at Aston flat

Barry Jackson Tower
Image caption The body was found in a tower block flat last week

A 40-year-old man has been charged with murder after a body was found at a flat in Birmingham.

The body of Mark Davies-Stanley, 52, was discovered in Barry Jackson Tower in Estone Walk, Aston, on Wednesday.

Police said a post-mortem examination carried out on Thursday found he died of head injuries.

The 40-year-old, of no fixed address, would appear at Birmingham Magistrates' Court later, a West Midlands Police spokeswoman said.

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