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Man found dead in Dartmouth Park lake died from neck injuries

Dartmouth Park
Image caption The man's body was found by staff at Dartmouth Park on Wednesday morning

A man whose body was found floating in a West Midlands lake died of neck injuries, police have said.

West Midlands Police believe him to be 41-year-old Jasbir Singh Bains, but said formal identification was yet to take place.

It launched a murder inquiry after he was found dead in Dartmouth Park, West Bromwich, on Wednesday morning.

Det Ch Insp Wayne Jones said police wanted to hear from anyone who was in or around Dartmouth Park that morning.

The area around the lake remains sealed off.

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