A murder investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed to death in a Birmingham flat last night (9 February).

The victim, in his 40s, was found in a flat on Moseley Street, Digbeth, just before 7pm and sadly nothing could be done to save him.

Officers are trying identify and make contact with the victim’s family to inform them of his tragic death which took place on Wednesday night.

Police have sealed off the area on Moseley Street between Barford Street and Charles Henry Street and along Rea Street South to Cheapside for a forensic search. Some of the streets around the location are still currently sealed off and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Detectives working on this tragic case are also exploring CCTV within the area to trace the killer.

A police spokesperson stated that a man was seen leaving the building where the killing took place and detectives are keen to trace the individual for questioning. The man is described as “black, in his 20s, around 5ft 2ins tall and slim”.

A number of witnesses have been come forward regarding the brutal crime and officers are appealing to anyone else who witnessed anything suspicious to come forward.

The force also stated that police patrols would increase over the following days to reassure local residents.


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