Woman's body found in Edgbaston tower block
- 14 January 2014
- From the section Birmingham & Black Country
The body of a woman has been found in a Birmingham tower block.
Police were called at 05:30 GMT by a man who said he had found the woman, believed to be in her 50s, collapsed in a bedroom at Century Tower in Dollery Drive, Edgbaston.
She was pronounced dead at the scene and it is being treated as unexplained.
Officers have been conducting house-to-house inquiries. They have also stepped up patrols and will be reviewing CCTV. The tower block was cordoned off.
Det Supt Mark Payne, said: "At this early stage it's not yet clear how long the woman has been dead."