Three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed to death in a car park.
The victim, in his 20s, was declared dead at the scene in Dudley in the West Midlands.
Paramedics were scrambled to the car park in Engine Lane, Brierley Hill, at around 1am.
They battled to keep him alive, but he couldn’t be saved, West Midlands Police said.
Three men – aged 30, 27, and 25 – are being questioned by police in custody.
Detective Chief Inspector Edward Foster said: ‘We are working to establish the circumstances around the sad death of this man.
‘We have specialist officers supporting his family at this extremely painful and difficult time.
‘Knife crime ruins lives and devastates families.’
A cordon remains in place and detectives are conducting house-to-house enquiries, the force said.
Witnesses or anyone with information are urged to call the force quoting log number 145 of October 13.