TRIBUTES have been paid to a ‘very kind soul’ who was fatally stabbed in Hall Green.
Kevin Lomas, was found at a property off Stratford Road on Friday evening, April 2, has been described by relatives as someone who loved life and would help anyone.
The cause of death was initially unclear but a post mortem examination revealed the 56-year-old died as a result of a stab wound, prompting a murder enquiry.
In a statement his family said: “Kevin was a loving son and brother who had a great sense of humour. He was an all round decent man who enjoyed life and never saw wrong in anybody.
“He loved his family and friends as well his passion for football and music. He also loved to dance.
“Kevin would never think twice about helping anyone and was a very kind soul.
“Kevin will be so greatly missed, we are broken and devastated.”
Two people, a man aged 42 and 37-year-old woman, were arrested on suspicion of murder on April 7 and have been bailed while enquiries continue.
Police have been carrying out enquiries and have been looking through CCTV in the area.
West Midlands Police say they are keen to hear from anyone who was passing through Stratford Road and York Road area and may have seen anybody, or has dash cam or other footage, which captures anyone acting suspiciously either on the day or in the days beforehand.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or online via Live Chat or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 and quote log 3310 of April 2.