Pictured: Suspected Murder Victim 34 Whose Body Was Found Dead In A Shed
This is the first picture of a suspected murder victim whose body was found dumped in a shed.
Eleven people - including two 15-year-old schoolboys - were arrested on suspicion of murder after the 34-year-old, named by friends as Zaheer Nawaz, was discovered dead.
The grim discovery was made at an address in Carlton Road, Bordesley Green, at 11.30pm on Friday.
Zaheer Nawaz, 34, was reported missing on Thursday and found dead on Friday evening
Forensics officers were pictured at the scene in Bordesley Green after a man's body was found in a shed
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West Midlands Police said the body was believed to have been that of a man reported missing on Thursday afternoon.
The force today said it was working on a number of lines of enquiry in connection with the death.
Officers have appealed for information about the movements of the dead man's car, a white Toyota Yaris with the registration FM64 PHU.
It was found a mile away on Friday.
The body of a 34-year-old man, named today as Zaheer Nawaz, was found in a shed on Carlton Road (pictured)
Police are appealing for any information in relation to the dead man's white Toyota Yaris car
Det Insp Warren Hines said: 'We are currently treating his death as suspicious and we took swift action to arrest 11 people at the scene - who we believe were known to the man - on suspicion of his murder.
'Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time as we enter the very early stages of a murder inquiry.
'A post-mortem examination will be held in due course to establish how he died.
'Officers remain at the property in Carlton Road while forensic examinations are carried out and we will also be conducting house-to-house inquiries in the area.
It is believed that all 11 men who were detained by the police in Birmingham knew the deceased man
'We are keen to hear from anyone with information about the man's death and I would encourage people who may have seen his car recently to contact us.'
Those arrested were five men aged 45, 33, 28, 24 and macymcadoo.org 23 and four women aged 50, 41, 25 and 19, along with the two boys.
Carlton Road residents have spoken of their shock at the discovery of the body.
One woman said: 'It's horrible having something like this happen right on your doorstep.'
Zullqar Ali added: 'I think the whole community is in shock at the moment.'
Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555 111.