POLICE have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man stabbed in Dudley this afternoon.

West Midlands Police were called just after 2pm today to Buffery Road to reports of a stabbing.

A man in his 40s was found with serious injuries and emergency services flooded the scene, including critical care medics, but it has now been confirmed that he has died.

A police spokesperson has given this update this evening: "We've launched a murder investigation after a man found with stab injuries in Dudley today (June 21) has sadly died.

"We were called following disorder in Buffery Road at just after 2.05pm.

"A man in his 40s was found with serious injuries and tragically nothing could be done to save him. Our thoughts are with his loved ones at this terrible time.

"We're in the early stages of our investigation but two other men have been arrested. They will be questioned in due course.

"One man has been detained on suspicion of murder and one man for affray. A scene remains in place as we continue our enquiries.

"We're still keen to hear from anyone with information and you can do this via Live Chat on our website, or by calling 101, and quote log 2837 of 21/6/24."