Two teenagers have been arrested after it's suspected they plotted to rob a taxi driver by luring him to a bogus midnight pick-up in Birmingham.
One Man Dies After Wolverhampton Explosion
One man has died after an explosion at a house in Wolverhampton.
Paramedics and firefighters found the body in the home in Rylands Drive this afternoon.
West Midlands Fire Service held a press conference at the scene this evening:
"We can confirm that this incident was not a gas explosion. National Grid have ensured there's no gas near the premises."
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Wearing personal protective clothing and using breathing apparatus, the Hazardous Area Response Team entered the building with the fire service where they found the body of a man. He was confirmed dead at the scene.”
27 year-old Chevaze McGregor pleaded guilty to killing the 2 year-old boy at an earlier hearing
The Chief Constable of West Midlands Police has warned forces across the UK are at breaking point because of funding cuts.
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