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Murder probe as man found stabbed in car in Chelmsley Wood

Alder Drive Image copyright Google
Image caption The victim was able to raise the alarm before he died

A murder investigation has begun after a man was found stabbed in a car.

Ambulance services were called to Alder Drive in Chelmsley Wood, Solihull, at about 01:00 BST where the 65-year-old was found with serious stab wounds. He died in hospital shortly afterwards.

A 35-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.

The area has been cordoned off and the car is being forensically examined.

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Det Ch Insp Edward Foster said: "The victim was able to raise the alarm but sadly died a short while later.

"We are now appealing for anyone who was in the area in the early hours of this morning to contact us so that we can establish what has led to this incident."

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