Murder arrest after body found inside car parked at hospital near Birmingham

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A body has been discovered inside a car parked next to a hospital leading to the arrest of a man on suspicion of murder.

The 56-year-old man was found dead outside the Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, on Friday.

A 43-year-old man from Tamworth was arrested on Friday night, West Midlands Police confirmed.

Officers said the car has been removed for more detailed forensic examination and the area of the car park that was closed off has reopened.

A post-mortem examination has been scheduled to shed light on what caused the man’s currently unexplained death.

His next of kin have been informed of his death.

Anyone with information that could help detectives are being urged to contact police via Live Chat on the West Midlands Police website, quoting investigation number 20/393435/22.

Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, with the possibility of a cash reward.

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