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Men arrested in connection with Birmingham stab death

Ibrahim Ismail Image copyright Ozge Emin
Image caption Ibrahim Ismail was found outside the Raxo shisha lounge in Birmingham in December

Two men have been arrested and bailed in connection with the death of a man who was stabbed to death.

A murder investigation was launched after Ibrahim Ismail, 23, was found outside the Raxo shisha lounge in Highgate, Birmingham, on 17 December.

West Midlands Police said two men from the city, aged aged 23 and 24, were arrested on suspicion of violent disorder.

They have been bailed pending further inquiries.

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Det Insp Martin Slevin, said: "We continue to investigate all lines of inquiry into reports that there was an altercation prior to Ibrahim's death, but we still need to people to come forward with information."

A post-mortem examination revealed Mr Ismail had stab wounds to his chest and back.

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