Investigation launched after man found dead

West Midlands Police have launched an investigation after a man was found dead inside a house in Walsall this morning (Mon 24 May).

Officers gained entry to the address in Broad Lane, Bloxwich, at 10.15am following concerns raised by neighbours for his welfare.

They found a man aged 51 collapsed. Sadly there was nothing that could be done to save him and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers sealed off the property for a forensic examination and enquiries are under way.

Detective Inspector Laura Harrison said: “At this stage the man’s death is being treated as unexplained and we’ve launched an investigation to understand what’s happened.

“If anyone saw or heard anything suspicious last night or this morning in the area I would urge them to get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to message the force on Live Chat through its website or call on 101 quoting log 1125 from 24 May.

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