A MAN has died after suffering a "medical incident" in Blackheath.

Paramedics were called to Long Lane on Friday (September 29) at around 3.25pm.

On arrival they discovered a man, who they administered advanced life support to.

Sadly nothing could be done to save him and he was declared dead at the scene.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called to a medical incident off Long Lane in Blackheath, Halesowen at around 3.25pm on Friday September 29.

"An ambulance, paramedic officer, MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic and a Hazardous Area Response Team paramedic were sent to the scene where, on arrival, crews discovered one male patient.

"Ambulance staff administered advanced life support but sadly, it quickly became clear that he could not be saved and the man was confirmed dead at the scene."

People reported on social media that the man was found in the churchyard of St Paul's Church on Long Lane.