Police in Birmingham are investigating the suspicious death of a man in the Handsworth area.
Officers were alerted to the incident on Austin Road at 1pm on Sunday by a member of the public who dialled 999.
When police arrived, they discovered the body of a middle-aged man in a ground floor flat with serious injuries.
Ambulance staff attended the scene but nothing could be done to save him.
The man has not yet been identified and a forensic post mortem examination will take place in due course.
Anyone with information is urged to call West Midlands Police on 0345 113 5000 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.