West Midlands Police are investigating after a man’s body was found in a field in Stirchley yesterday afternoon (13th November).

The body was discovered by a member of the public in a field next to the River Rea, just off River Brook Drive in the Cartland Road area. 

Police were called just after 1pm and are treating the death as unexplained.

Forensic specialists have examined the scene and a post mortem will take place to establish the cause of death.

Detective Inspector Justin Spanner, who is leading the investigation, said: “I would appeal for anyone who saw anything or has any information to contact police on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”



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