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Appeal for more information after man's body found next to railway lines - Birmingham

British Transport Police are today appealing for further information after a man’s body was found near an area of railway in Birmingham.

The body was found next to the lines between Bordesley Park Road and Arthur Street, Monday 30 March.

Officers were called to the area at 10am. It’s believed the man was at the location from around 3.30am.

The incident is not currently being treated as suspicious, however officers are keen to establish how he came to be at the location.

They would like to speak to anyone who may have seen the man.

He is described as an Asian male, aged between 25 and 35-years-old, 5ft 6, very short hair and of a thin build.

He was wearing a black baseball cap, blue jumper, brown baggy shirt and trousers, a black woolly coat with a logo on the back, and black trainers.

He was initially seen wearing a distinctive high-vis vest before he was found near the tracks. 

It is believed the vest was discarded in the St Andrew’s Court area at the junction of Bolton Street and Arthur Street.

Witnesses can contact BTP by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40.

In both cases, quote reference number 94 of 30/03/20.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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