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Death of man found in Birmingham street 'suspicious'

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image captionPolice said it was not yet known how the man died

The death of a man whose body was found by the side of a road in Birmingham is being treated as suspicious, police have said.

The body of the 20-year-old man was discovered by a passer-by shortly after 0700 GMT on Monday in the Spring Hill area of the city.

West Midlands Police said the cause of death was not yet known. Forensics officers have been examining the scene.

A floral tribute was placed nearby following the discovery of the body.