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Birmingham neighbour stabbing suspect detained

Police officer in Thornhill Road
Image caption Emergency services were called to Thornhill Road following the attack on Friday

A man suspected of stabbing his neighbour to death has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

A man aged in his 50s died in hospital from multiple stab wounds, following an attack on Thornhill Road at 09:20 GMT.

The suspect, 36, was initially arrested on Friday in the Handsworth area of Birmingham.

A West Midlands Police representative said the suspect would be assessed by mental health experts who would determine if he is fit to stand trial.

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