10th May, 2021

Murder investigation launched after man run over in Sheldon car park

Sarah Mason 12th Apr, 2021 Updated: 12th Apr, 2021

A MURDER investigation has been launched after a man was run over in a Sheldon car park.

Police were called to reports of disorder on the car park of Halfords on Coventry Road on April 9 just before midnight.

West Midlands Police said: “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.

“Members of the public detained a 25-year-old man at the scene and he was then arrested on suspicion of murder.”

Police officers remained at the scene over the weekend to carry out investigations and recover CCTV.

The victims family are being supported by trained officers and a post-mortem is being held.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 on quote log 4720 of April 9.

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