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Arrests in Birmingham 'body in boot' murder probe

Tanveer Iqbal Image copyright West Midlands Police handout
Image caption Tanveer Iqbal's body was found in his Renault Clio in Portland Road, Edgbaston.

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a music shop owner whose body was found in the boot of his car.

A 36-year-old woman and a 43-year-old man were arrested at an address in Birmingham on Monday.

Tanveer Iqbal's body was found in his Renault Clio in Portland Road in Edgbaston on 1 February.

The 33-year-old had not been seen since closing his Hi-Tech Music shop in Smethwick the night before.

Image caption Tanveer Iqbal was reported missing after closing his shop in Shireland Road, Smethwick

Det Insp Paul Joyce said: "We are still appealing for anyone with information. I am particularly keen to speak to anyone who may have seen Mr Iqbal between closing his shop on Sunday 31 January and the time he was discovered on Monday 1 February.

"I also want to speak to anyone who had any contact with Mr Iqbal on Sunday 31 January."

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