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Murder investigation launched after fatal Coventry stabbing

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man was found dead with stab wounds in Coventry.

Officers were called to Armfield Street, Bell Green, at around 9.15pm yesterday (3 October).

A 37-year-old man was found in a back garden with injuries to his chest and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 41-year-old man was arrested in Bell Green soon after on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody for questioning.

A cordon is currently in place in Armfield Street while enquiries continue.

Detective Inspector Jim Colclough, from the force's homicide team, said: "A man has sadly lost his life and we're working to establish exactly what happened last night.

"We're carrying out house-to-house enquiries in the area but would urge anyone with information which can assist our investigation to come forward." 

Detectives can be contacted via Live Chat at between 8am and midnight, via 101 anytime or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting log 2567 of 3/10/19.

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