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Man held in ‘murder’ inquiry following brawl at bedsit

The victim was beaten unconscious and later died at the scene of the incident.

A police cordon at the murder scene (Matthew Cooper/PA)
A police cordon at the murder scene (Matthew Cooper/PA)

A 41-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was fatally injured during a brawl at a bedsit.

The victim had been beaten unconscious at an address in Birmingham on Tuesday evening, and later died at the scene.

West Midlands Police officers had been called to the multi-occupancy house in Mansell Road, Small Heath, at about 7.10pm, following reports of disorder.

The 41-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday night and remains in police custody.

The force said they are looking for nobody else in connection with the incident.

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