Detective Inspector Paul Joyce and the West Midlands Police’s Homicide Team have launched an investigation after a man was fatally stabbed in Highgate.

A murder inquiry was launched after Ibrahim Ismail, aged 23, was found outside the Raxo Shisha lounge on Moseley Street, at around 3.30AM on Saturday (17/12), he was pronounced dead on arrival at hospital.

A forensic post mortem examination revealed he died as a result of receiving stab wounds to his chest and back.

Detective Inspector Paul Joyce, said: “We are still piecing together the circumstances of Mr Ismail’s death and would urge anyone with information to get in touch with my team.

“We are looking into reports that there was an altercation but if you saw anything – regardless of how insignificant you think it may be – and have not yet spoken to us, I would ask you to give me a call.”

Please call WMP on 101 if you have ANY information.