Police watchdog informed of man's death in Birmingham

The police watchdog has been alerted to the death of a man in Birmingham who collapsed in the early hours.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports that a man had collapsed in Station Road, Stechford.

The 38-year-old died at the scene and West Midlands Police was asked to attend.

The force said it had had prior contact with the man and had referred the case to the Independent Police Complaints Commission as per force procedure.

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