TWO MURDER PROBES: One launched after man found dying of heart failure in Birmingham home


A WOMAN was arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found suffering a heart attack in a house. West Midlands Police said the man, 36, was found suffering a cardiac arrest at a house in Dover Close in the Bartley Green area of Birmingham shortly before 6.20pm on Friday. A murder investigation was launched after he died at the scene and a 48-year-old woman was arrested and remained in police custody last night. Detective Inspector Stuart Mobberley, from the force homicide team, said: “Our investigation continues to establish the circumstances surrounding this man’s death. “Every bit of information is vital to our investigation and I would urge anyone who can help to get in touch.” meanwhile, police in Cardiff launched a separate murder investigations after a man, 54, died and a woman was seriously injured at a property in the St Mellons area of the city. Officers were called to an address in Cypress Crescent on Friday evening to reports of a serious assault. The victim, who has not been identified, died at the scene. A woman was taken to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff with serious injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening. A 21-year-old man, who is known to the victims, was arrested on Newport Road a short time after the incident was reported to the police. He remains in police custody. A force spokesman said: “Detectives are not currently looking for anyone else in connection with the incident, however, they are appealing for any witnesses who have not yet given an account to police to come forward.”

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