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Man held by Police after pensioners body found

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A MAN is being held by police in the West Midlands on suspicion of murder, after body found in Sutton Coldfield.

A Birmingham man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after an elderly woman’s body was found at an address in Sutton Coldfield.

The 41-year-old was detained yesterday (Saturday 12 August) at a house in Ebrook Road around 3.30pm.

Concerns were raised after the 81-year-old woman had not been seen for some time. Officers, calling for a safe and well check, made the discovery.

A post mortem examination is due to take place today. Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with the death.

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