Birmingham & Black Country

Body found in burnt-out car in West Bromwich

The body of a man has been found in a burnt-out car in the West Midlands.

Fire crews called to the blaze found the body in a red Mazda in the Wattle Road area of West Bromwich, shortly after 07:30 BST.

Police have cordoned off the scene to carry out forensic searches and officers were carrying out house-to-house inquiries.

West Midlands Police said inquiries were at an "early stage" and urged any witnesses to contact them.