Murder probe as man, 20, is killed after being hit by VW Golf in Halfords car park as police arrest suspect, 25
- A 20-year-old man found with head injuries beneath a car and died shortly after
- The man was run over in a Halfords car park in the Sheldon area of Birmingham
- Witnesses were able to detain a 25-year-old man after he tried to flee the scene
- West Midlands Police said the suspect has been arrested on suspicion of murder
A murder investigation is under way after a man was run over and killed in a Halfords car park.
Emergency teams were called to Coventry Road, in the Sheldon area of Birmingham, just before midnight yesterday following reports of ‘disorder’.
A 20-year-old man was found with head injuries beneath a Volkswagen Golf and died shortly after.
Horrified witnesses were able to detain a 25-year-old man after he tried to flee the scene and kept hold of the suspect until police arrived.
Officers arrested the man on suspicion of murder.
A blue forensics tent is put up after a man was run over in a Halfords car park in the Sheldon area of Birmingham, just before midnight yesterday
Forensics teams carry out investigations after a 20-year-old man was found with head injuries beneath a Volkswagen Golf and died shortly after
Images today showed a blue forensic tent in place as forensic teams carried out their investigations and officers remained at the scene.
A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: ‘We’ve launched a murder investigation after the death of a man who was run over on a car park in Birmingham last night.
‘Our officers were called to reports of disorder on the car park of Halfords on Coventry Road, Sheldon, just before midnight.
‘We arrived to find a 20-year-old man under a white VW Golf, after having apparently been run over.
‘He had serious head injuries and was pronounced dead a short time later.
Police officers continue with their investigations after the 20-year-old man died last night
Forensic investigators remain at the scene today after a murder investigation was launched
‘Members of the public detained a 25-year-old man at the scene and he was then arrested on suspicion of murder.
‘Officers remain at the scene today as investigations continue, and are in the process of recovering CCTV from the scene.
‘We are supporting the family of the victim and a post-mortem will be held in due course.’
Anyone with information has been asked to contact police, quoting log 4720 of 9 April.