Kenichi Philips was shot dead as he sat in a parked car in Ladywood in March.
Labour make gains at the polls
It's been a bad night at the polls for the Government while Labour's done well in the local elections.
Across the country they have gained almost 400 seats with the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats collectively losing over 380. If this was a general election it would put labour back in power
More than 20 councils have been taken over by Labour including Birmingham where MP Jack Dromey 's won..and says the coalition didn't help themselves:
''In recent weeks there's been very strong reaction against the budget.. we will now have a Labour Birmingham. It will be very tough because of the legacy the coalition have left for us but Labour will make a big difference in this city.''
Meanwhile Walsall was a contentious seat but has stayed the same with No Overall Control.
Click below to find out the results in your local election:
Birmingham Council Labour gain from no overall control.
Cannock Chase Labour gain from no overall control.
Coventry - Labour - No change
Dudley - Labour gain control from the Conservatives.
Nuneaton and Bedworth - Labour gain from no overall control
Redditch - Labour gain control from Conservatives
Rugby - Conservative -No change
Solihull - Conservative - No change
Stratford-on-Avon - Conservative - No change
Tamworth - Conservative - No change
Walsall - Remains with no overall control, although Labour have gained a seat and the Conservatives have lost three seats.
Wolverhampton - Labour - No change
Worcester - Conservatives lose seats. There is now no overall control.
The idea of having an elected Mayor for Birmingham has been voted on with the results due out on the afternoon of Friday the 4th of May.
The people of Coventry have already spoken and rejected it alongside Manchester, Nottingham and Bradford.
Jamaican born Douane Brown will spend at least 21 years in jail for the killing.
A man's in hospital after being stabbed in Birmingham.
Ukip leadership candidate Bill Etheridge has withdrawn from the contest and called on rivals to back current deputy leader Paul Nuttall.
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