A MAN in his 60s has been discovered lifeless inside a burning automotive in Worcestershire.
A 51-year-old man was arrested yesterday on suspicion of homicide and stays in custody.
Police on the scene on Ankerdine Highway, CotheridgeCredit score: SWNS:South West Information Service
A homicide investigation has been launchedCredit score: SWNS:South West Information Service
Officers from West Mercia Police have been referred to as to studies of a car hearth on Ankerdine Highway in Cotheridge at 10.30pm on Saturday.
The sufferer, who was present in his car, was sadly pronounced lifeless on the scene, police confirmed.
An image taken on the scene reveals particles from the burned automotive on the bottom.
Police have launched a homicide investigation and are asking the general public to contact them with any info they could have.
BODY IN BURNING CAR
Detective Chief Inspector Mark Peters, stated: “That is clearly a really critical and tragic incident that has seen a person lose his life and our ideas are very a lot along with his household and buddies at this unhappy time.
“There’s at the moment a scene guard in place on the layby on Ankerdine Highway in Cotheridge the place this tragic incident befell.
“There’s an elevated police presence within the space as we stock out our enquiries and I wish to thank native residents for his or her co-operation and understanding for any disruption as we do that.
“On the present time we don’t imagine there may be any danger to the broader public.”
Mr Peters added: “A homicide investigation has been launched with numerous preliminary traces of enquiries and we might ask anybody who has info they suppose might assist with our investigation to tell us, or report this info to Crimestoppers anonymously.”
A resident informed Birmingham Live he felt “involved” after studying concerning the incident.
The world has been cordoned offCredit score: SWNS:South West Information Service
He stated: “It’s not one thing you count on in your doorstep.
“I used to be involved after I heard (concerning the demise). It’s rural out right here – however we’ve all the time felt secure.”
Police are interesting for the sprint cam footage of a black BMW X5 travelling between Stoney Lane in Broadwas to Ankerdine Highway throughout 5pm and midnight on Saturday, December 12.
Mr Peters stated: “We’re additionally asking for any sprint cam footage from any members of the general public who have been travelling on the Ankerdine Highway, from Higher Broadheath in direction of Broad Inexperienced, in addition to footage from these travelling alongside the A44, Broadwas, Cotheridge and Ankerdine Highway areas through the hours of 5pm to midnight on Saturday, December 12.”
Any one that has materials to assist police with their inquiries can ship footage to the Major Incident Public Portal quoting reference 745 of December 12.
It may also be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
The homicide investigation is ongoing.
West Mercia Police confirmed they’ve arrested a 51-year-old manCredit score: SWNS:South West Information Service
An image taken on the scene reveals particles from the burning automotiveCredit score: SWNS:South West Information Service