Man arrested after woman dies in Birmingham woodland

Police says they’re still at the scene at Freeth Street in Birmingham, while they continue with enquiries on the ground.

Wednesday 2 August 2023 08:44, UK

Police have launched a murder investigation after a woman was found dead in a woodland in Birmingham last night.

A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

In a statement, West Midlands Police said: “We’ve arrested a man on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in Ladywood last night, Tuesday 1 August.

“A woman was found with serious injuries in woodland off Freeth Street at around 8.45pm. Sadly nothing could be done to save her.”

Officers remain at the scene while investigations continue.

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