Man detained under Mental Health Act after fatal stabbing at betting shop
Twenty-eight-year-old victim suffered severe head injuries.
A 35-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder after a stabbing at a betting shop has been detained under the Mental Health Act.
The victim, a man aged 28 who was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering severe head injuries, has yet to be named by West Midlands Police.
UPDATE: A 35-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder after a fatal stabbing in Paddy Power, Rookery Road, Handsworth, y/day has been detained under the Mental Health Act.— West Midlands Police (@WMPolice) January 5, 2018
The 28-year-old victim is still to be formally identified & a post mortem will take place in due course. pic.twitter.com/GZDam7FivY
The force said a post-mortem examination had not yet been carried out after the death at a branch of Paddy Power in Rookery Road, Handsworth, Birmingham.
Officers were called to the premises at 12.45pm on Thursday, where the victim was declared dead due to the extent of his injuries.