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Murder arrests after Birmingham park stabbing

Waverhill Park, Handsworth Image copyright Google
Image caption Umesh Parekh, 34, was fatally stabbed in Waverhill Park

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a fatal stabbing in a Birmingham park.

Umesh Parekh. 34, was stabbed in Waverhill Park, near Waverhill Road, Handsworth, on Sunday.

He was taken to hospital from the park but died shortly afterwards. A forensic post mortem revealed Mr Parekh died as a result of stab injuries, police said.

A man aged 40, who handed himself in to police on Tuesday, was arrested. A 26-year-old was released without charge.

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