Victim Identified From Longbridge Murder
West Midlands police have arrested four people on suspicion of murder following a fatal fight in Birmingham on Sunday (13 June)
Today they also have revealed the identity of the victim named as Jason D’Aguilar.
Mr D’Aguilar was found with serious injuries after being chased and assaulted in Central Avenue, Longbridge, at around 9.50pm in the South of the City.
Pictured: Jason D’Aguilar
It has since emerged he is 33-years-old and was taken to Queen Elizabeth hospital but sadly died yesterday morning.
Police say they have acted on information and detained four men
The suspects are aged 21, 26, 26 and 28 and all have been arrested on suspcion of murder and they currently remain in custody for questioning.
Detective Inspector Wes Martin, from our homicide unit, said:
“We’ve made some quick progress as we seek to establish the circumstances leading to Jason’s death.”
Chased and Killed
Police said it was understood the victim was chased and attacked in Central Avenue after an argument began involving his friends and a larger group.
A witness told the press there were around five suspects.
and it all started on Longbridge Lane and they came down here.
They were throwing punches at each other and he slipped off the kerb opposite Coney Green House.
The witness went onto say that is when the fatal attack happened.
The ambulance came within ten minutes.
Another witness told the Birmingham Mail they saw about four males attack a male.
It seems like they had come out of a social club.
There was a lot of shouting and neighbours were shouting that the police and ambulance are on their way.
By the time the police got here, the ambulance had already gone.
Sadly two days after the death of Jason a second murder happened in the West Midlands.
A woman was tonight being questioned on suspicion of murder after a man died at a house on a quiet Dudley street.
The victim was pronounced dead after the emergency services arrived to the address at The Lukes in Netherton, Dudley.
The latest developments are a woman has been arrested for murder.
The female is believed to have been known to the man and was detained on suspicion of murder and remained in police custody.
West Midlands Police said:
“We’re investigating after a man found injured at an address in Netherton this afternoon (June 14) has died.
A man was discovered at a property in The Lukes just before 1.15pm. He was sadly confirmed dead soon after our arrival.
“A cordon has been put in place while we carry out enquiries around the man’s death.
“Our investigation is at an early stage but a woman understood to be known to the man.
We will keep you updated on progress in these stories in the future.