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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 west-midlands.police.uk 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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