Man has died after he was stopped by the public follwing a bag snatch in Oxley.
Schoolboy Dies In Birmingham After Playing Choking Game
It's feared a 12-year-old boy who died in Birmingham passed out playing a choking game on social media.
Paramedics were called to Castle Vale over half term but couldn't save Karnel Haughton who died on Thursday.
His school friends at Greenwood Academy are being offered special support as they go back to school after the holidays and hear about what happened.
The school have released a statement to Heart:
West Midlands Police told Heart: "Police were called by the ambulance service to an address just off Farnborough Road in Castle Vale at around 9.45pm on Wednesday 1 June following reports that a child had collapsed.
"The 12-year-old was taken to hospital but despite their best efforts the boy died later that day.
"The death is being treated as unexplained and has been referred to the coroner."
A Sandwell teenager has been jailed for life for killing a man and injuring another following a dispute over a stolen television.
A former Birmingham police officer has been found guilty of 40 sex offences against children as young as 8, despite two previous failed investigations into his abuse.
Police have found hammers, replica guns and knives as they search parks and outside flats in the West Midlands.
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