Tribute to 'caring' dad, 41, who was stabbed to death as devastated family share photo & man, 19, held over 'murder' | The Sun

Tribute to 'caring' dad, 41, who was stabbed to death as devastated family share photo & man, 19, held over 'murder' | The Sun

A DEVASTATED family have paid tribute to a "caring father" who was stabbed to death in Birmingham.

Andrew Gardner, 41, was near the city centre on Sunday, cops said.

Mr Gardner was fatally stabbed in Birmingham just after 7.15pm.

He tragically passed away in hospital later that evening.

West Midlands police announced the arrest today and said the suspect "will be questioned in due course".

His family have paid tribute to him, describing him as a "caring, loving son, father, brother and uncle".

They added: "His passing will leave a big hole in our lives, but he will be forever in our hearts."

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A post-mortem is due to be held later in the week.

Detective Inspector Michelle Thurgood, said: "Our sympathies are very much with Andrew’s family as they come to terms with his loss.

"Our investigation has progressed swiftly and even though we have made an arrest, I still urge anyone with information to come forward."

Cops have made a public appeal for information regarding the attack.

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Anyone with information can contact West Midlands Police through the Live Chat on their website, quoting log 3200 of 18/9.

Those who wish to report anonymously can call independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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