Murdered man found near school

A MURDER investigation is underway today after an Asian man was found dead close to a city school.

Detectives are appealing for help in identifying the man who was found near the Oldknow Junior and Infants School in the Small Heath area of Birmingham.

He was rushed to hospital with serious head injuries but was pronounced dead.

Officers were called to reports of a fight or disturbance in Oldknow Road when they saw the man lying in the road.

Detectives leading the investigation are now trying to identify the man who is described as Asian, about 5ft 11ins and of stocky build.

He was wearing white tracksuit bottoms, red short-sleeved top and black trainers.

The area has been cordoned off for forensic examination and police are advising motorists to avoid the area.

Anyone with information should call 0845 113 5000.


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