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Man found stabbed at Benson Road tram stop, Winson Green

The scene
Image caption Police were alerted at about 16:50 BST

A man has been found dead with serious stab wounds at a tram stop in Birmingham, police have said.

He was found collapsed at Benson Road tram stop, in Winson Green, and pronounced dead at the scene, British Transport Police (BTP) said.

It is not known whether the man, in his 50s, was stabbed on the platform approach or injured elsewhere.

Police, who were made aware of the incident at about 16:50 BST, have started a murder investigation.

Image caption The man was found collapsed at the tram stop

Det Ch Insp Tony Fitzpatrick, leading the investigation with West Midlands Police, said: "We're still trying to establish exactly how the man came to receive his injuries."

"The incident occurred around rush hour and I'm certain they would have been people around who can help us find out exactly what happened."

Image caption Police are appealing for nay witnesses top contact them

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