Radio Sandwell Local News

Wolverhampton murder victim is named by police

2012-11-20 17:27:21

Police Tape

Detectives investigating the death of a Wolverhampton man have named the victim as Swaran Singh.

West Midlands Police said the 54-year-old's body was found at a house in Neachells Lane on 7 November.

His death was not initially treated as suspicious but a post-mortem examination showed he had been assaulted, police said.

A 42-year-old man questioned on suspicion of murder was released on bail pending further inquiries.

Det Ch Insp Wayne Jones said: "We still await further tests to confirm exactly how Mr Singh died, however we believed he suffered various injuries that would have been as a result of an assault."

He said the house where Mr Singh's body was found, in Wolverhampton, remains sealed off while forensic investigations are completed.


Share this story

Related Stories

Local news around the web

'Substance' sprayed at taxi driver at Birmingham station

This is the 'best pasta sauce in the world' - and it has only three simple ingredients

Alleged hammer attack at shopping centre

Thousands expected to bid farewell to Birmingham's 'King of Scoops'

Two men injured in shooting

Man suffers head injuries in horrific machete attack in Wednesbury

Sawn-off shotguns hidden under stairs

Narcos, Birmingham - review

Terrified shoppers flee Merry Hill shopping centre after alleged hammer attack in food court

Hit and run victim was in vintage car

Image Slider