Man's body found in Netherton

A man has been found dead in Netherton and his death is being treated as suspicious.

Police were called to an address on Cradley Road at around 9.40am today by the ambulance service. 

An investigation was launched after a man in his forties was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers have cordoned off part of Cradley Road and an area of Bodmin Road, pending a forensic examination. Detective Inspector Warren Hines, from the West Midlands Police’s Homicide Team, said:

“I am keen to hear from anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area either yesterday or this morning.”

Information can be passed to police via 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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