West Midlands Ambulance Service said they attended the scene in a car park outside the supermarket in Brownhills but that the man died at the scene. They said: “We were called at 5:04pm to reports of a stabbing on Silver Street, Brownhills. We sent three ambulances, three paramedic officers and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford to the scene. On arrival, crews found a man in a critical condition. They administered advanced trauma care to the patient but sadly, despite the best efforts, nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed deceased on scene.”
A reporter for Birmingham Live is at the scene and has spoken to the victim’s family who have said his name was Michael Reese, 53.
Gloria Reese-Ellis said: “He was going through a bad time because things had happened in his life, he lost his job then had to move in with me.
“He was a lovely lad and worked very hard, He was a lovely son.”
West Midlands Police have confirmed a man in his 50s has died and that they are treating his death as unexplained.
A spokesman for the force said: “We’re investigating following the death of a man in Walsall yesterday afternoon (14 March).
“It happened on Tesco car park in Silver Street, Brownhills at around 5pm.
“The man, who is in his 50s, was found injured and despite the best efforts of medical staff he sadly died at the scene.
“His death is currently being treated as unexplained.
“Anyone with any information is asked to contact us via live chat on our website or call us on 101 quoting log 3322 of 14 March.”