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Murder investigation after Handsworth double stabbing

Grove Lane, Handsworth Image copyright Google
Image caption Police were called to Grove Lane in Handsworth at about 03:00 BST

One man has been killed and another seriously injured in a double stabbing in Birmingham.

A passer-by found two men unconscious and bleeding at the side of the road in Grove Lane, Handsworth, at about 03:00 BST.

One of the men died at the scene and the other is critical in hospital. Both are thought to be in their late 20s, West Midlands Police said.

A finger-tip search of the area is under way,

Detectives are also looking at CCTV footage of Soho Road and Douglas Road, which have been closed for forensic examination.

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