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Tipton pub death leads to murder investigation

The Lounge, Market Place, Tipton
Image caption Police sealed off an area outside the pub while a forensic examination was carried out

A murder investigation has been launched after a man died inside a pub in the West Midlands, police have said.

West Midlands Police said they were called to The Lounge in Market Place, Tipton at 23:00 BST on Tuesday night.

A 30-year-old man with serious head injuries later died at the scene, police said.

A spokesman said a 30-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of murder and was being questioned by the police.

An area outside the pub was sealed off while a forensic examination of the scene took place.

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