Homicide investigation launched after pensioner, 71, dies following a ‘road battle exterior a church’ as police arrest two males, 47, and 31 and a lady, 36

  • West Midlands Police stated a 71-year-old suffered a deadly cardiac arrest yesterday
  • Witnesses reported a battle close to the church in Bartley Inexperienced space of Birmingham
  • Three individuals – two males and a lady – are being questioned over man’s demise 

A homicide probe has been launched after an OAP died following a road battle exterior a Birmingham church.

Two males, aged 47 and 31, and a lady, 36, have been being quizzed on suspicion of homicide after an aged man died throughout a brawl.

The 71-year-old is believed to have collapsed when a fracas erupted within the Bartley Inexperienced space of the town yesterday.

West Midlands Police detectives have been in the present day piecing collectively occasions in a bid to know how the pensioner got here to undergo a deadly cardiac arrest.

A murder probe has been launched after an OAP died following a street fight outside a Birmingham church on Sunday. Pictured: Emergency services at the scene in Bartle Green

A homicide probe has been launched after an OAP died following a road battle exterior a Birmingham church on Sunday. Pictured: Emergency companies on the scene in Bartle Inexperienced

The 31-year-old man and the lady have been additionally being questioned on suspicion of affray. A girl, 36, was additionally arrested. All three stay in custody.

Emergency companies have been known as to studies of individuals combating on Shenley Lane shortly after 12.30pm.

Paramedics tried their finest to revive the sufferer, who was exterior St Gabriel’s Church, however he was declared useless on the scene. His household have been knowledgeable.

Detective Inspector Ranjit Sangha, from Power CID, stated: ‘We have a workforce of detectives working arduous to know what occurred yesterday.

‘That features who was concerned, what roles they performed and why they have been combating.

‘We all know there was a battle and passersby appear to have tried to calm the scenario down. If you happen to have been a kind of individuals and have not but spoken to us, please get in contact.

Two men and a woman were arrested as police launched a murder probe. Pictured: the scene

Two males and a lady have been arrested as police launched a homicide probe. Pictured: the scene

‘As all the time, please additionally verify your CCTV, doorbell footage and dashcam footage.’

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service stated: We have been known as to studies of a medical emergency on Marston Highway at 12.37pm yesterday. Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the West Midlands Care Staff have been despatched to the scene.

‘On arrival we found one affected person, a person who was in a essential situation.

‘Ambulance workers instantly started administering superior life assist however sadly, regardless of their finest efforts it turned obvious nothing may very well be completed to save lots of the person and he was confirmed useless on the scene.’

Contact police on 101 or name Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting investigation quantity 20/120831/22.