Birmingham man charged with murder after body found

Baldmoor Lake Road
The body of Wallis Webb was found in a property in Baldmoor Lake Road

A man has been charged with murder after another man was found dead in Birmingham.

Wallis Webb, 65, was discovered at a property in Baldmoor Lake Road, Erdington, on Tuesday morning.

Sakander Hussain, of Ingleton Road, Birmingham, has also been charged with fraud by false representation.

The 25-year-old appeared at the city's magistrates' court on Saturday and was remanded in custody, a West Midlands Police spokesperson said.

A 51-year-old man, arrested on suspicion of fraud, has been released on conditional bail while the investigation continues.

In a tribute, Mr Webb's family said: "To try to compress a life into short sentences does not do anybody justice. This is by far the hardest of them all.

"Wallis was a councillor for a short period of time, because he really believed in trying to help others and felt strongly about the hardships people now have to endure without the help so many need.

"This is yet another life taken in a shocking and senseless manner."

Officers have appealed for anyone with more information to come forward.

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