Writer: J P Fear
Date:Monday April 21 2008
Police are appealing for information following the suspected murder of a 26-year-old man near Villa Park after the derby game yesterday.
The Birmingham Mail state that the victim hasn't been identified as yet but he is believed to be a football fan.
Further to that he appears to be a Villa fan.
They also quote a West Midlands Police spokeswoman: 'A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. A 26-year-old male suffered fatal injuries after a road traffic collision between a Volkswagen Golf and a pedestrian.'
Anyone with information should call the police on 0845 113 5000.
Condolences to the young mans
family and may he rest in peace.
A West Midlands Police spokeswoman said: 'Following some reports in the media, we would like to clarify that the 26-year-old man who died following the Villa match yesterday was a Villa fan.
'His identity is not being released at this stage.
'The 20-year-old male driver of the vehicle allegedly involved in the collision is currently in custody.
'We can confirm that he is also a Villa fan.
'The motive for the incident is unclear at this stage and we are continuing to investigate.'
Date:Monday April 21 2008
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