Arrest made under Mental Health Act after man stabbed in Paddy Power

Khalid Yousef was murdered in a branch of Paddy Power

Khalid Yousef was murdered in a branch of Paddy Power

Friday, January 12, 2018

Police have named the victim of a fatal stabbing in a Paddy Power bookmaker's in Handsworth, Birmingham.

Khalid Yousef, aged 28 and from Handsworth, was pronounced dead at the scene last Thursday (January 4) at 12:45pm.

A 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

Detective inspector Jim Colclough, from the force’s homicide team, said: “Our investigation is making good progress but I would like to hear from anyone who may have information but hasn’t already spoken to us.

“Every bit of information is vital to our investigation and I would urge anyone who can help to contact my team on 101."

Khalid’s family continue to be supported by specially trained officers and are being fully updated with the latest developments.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 giving log number 895 of 04/01/18.

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