Birmingham & Black Country

Winson Green man died 'after being injected with drugs'

A man is believed to have died after being injected with drugs in Birmingham, police have said.

The 29-year-old man was found unconscious at his home in Winson Green on 10 August and died after his arrival at hospital.

A 33-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter.

Det Insp Ian Iliffe, of West Midlands Police, said: "We believe that the man was injected with a drug by another person prior to being taken ill.

"As a result we have arrested a man on suspicion of manslaughter. He will be questioned by detectives today as part of our inquiries."

Ambulance crews were called after the man was found unconscious.

The family of the 29-year-old man have been informed and are being supported by police, a spokesman added.

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