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Body in empty premises in Smethwick 'suspicious'

The scene
Image caption Police were alerted by a member of the public

An investigation has been started after a man's body was found in disused premises in Smethwick.

A man, aged in his 30s, was found at the building in Foundry Lane at about 1100 GMT on Thursday, West Midlands Police said.

Foundry Lane has been closed from the junction with Rabone Lane. The death is being treated as suspicious.

Officers were alerted by a member of the public and the area has since been cordoned off, the spokesman added.

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