BARTLEY GREEN: Three arrested after man dies
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Three people have been arrested after a man died in Bartley Green, Birmingham on Sunday 9 January.
Just after 12.30pm officers were called to reports of people fighting on Shenley Lane. Officers were immediately dispatched.
When they arrived, they found a 71-year-old man in cardiac arrest and immediately began first aid until paramedics took over. Sadly, the man died. His family have been told the upsetting news.
A man aged 47 arrested on suspicion of murder, another man aged 31 was arrested on suspicion of murder and affray while a 36-year-old woman was also arrested on suspicion of murder and affray. All three remain in custody as our investigation continues.
Detective Inspector Ranjit Sangha, from Force CID, said: “We’ve a team of detectives working hard to understand what happened yesterday. That includes who was involved, what roles they played and why they were fighting.
“We know there was a fight and passersby seem to have tried to calm the situation down. If you were one of those people and haven’t yet spoken to us, please get in touch.
“As always, please also check your CCTV, doorbell footage and dashcam footage.”
Any person with information is being asked to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please quote investigation number 20/120831/22
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