Man detained under Mental Health Act after fatal stabbing at betting shop

A 35-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder after a stabbing at a betting shop has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

The victim, a man aged 28 who was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering severe head injuries, has yet to be named by West Midlands Police.

The force said a post-mortem examination had not yet been carried out after the death at a branch of Paddy Power in Rookery Road, Handsworth, Birmingham.

Officers were called to the premises at 12.45pm on Thursday, where the victim was declared dead due to the extent of his injuries.