Police arrest man, 40, for murder after two women were found dead in house
- 43-year-old woman was found with stab wounds this morning in Birmingham
- Police went next door and also discovered a 52-year-old woman with injuries
- Both women died and forensic officers are currently carrying out investigations
A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after two women were found dead in Birmingham, West Midlands Police said.
At around 11am this morning police were called to a property in Belle Walk, Moseley and discovered a 43-year-old woman with stab wounds.
She was pronounced dead at the scene and a second woman, 52 was then also found at the property next door with serious injuries.
The 52-year-old died shortly after and police have now arrested a 40-year-old man on suspicion of murder.
At around 11am this morning police were called to a property in Belle Walk, Moseley (pictured above)
Detective Inspector Nick Barnes from Birmingham Police’s homocide team said a forensic examination was being carried out.
‘The tragic events of this morning appear to be domestic related as it’s thought the suspect and the two victims are known to each other.
‘We’ve closed the area while forensic examinations are carried out and we’ve got specially trained officers supporting the families at this devastating time.
‘Two women have lost their lives and we’re doing all we can to understand the circumstances of this tragedy.’
Anyone with any information is asked to contact West Midlands Police via Live Chat on their website or call 101 anytime quoting log number 1212 of 16 March.