Motorist charged with murder after allegedly driving to police station with dead body in BMW

A driver appeared has in court charged with the murder of man who he allegedly then took to a police station by car.

Sukhwinder Singh, 40, is accused of killing Harish Kumar after his body was discovered in the front passenger seat of the BMW on Thursday morning.

Wearing a grey t-shirt and matching jogging bottoms Singh, who was escorted into Walsall Magistrates Court on Friday morning by two guards, needed a Punjabi translator for the five minute hearing.

Asked via the translator to confirm his name, age and acknowledge the charge, he replied ‘yes’ in Punjabi.

It is alleged Singh, from Tividale, West Mids, had parked outside West Bromwich police station in his BMW at about 10.20am on Thursday with the dead body in the passenger seat.

He was then arrested and the station’s front office closed, as part of the scene cordon.

The victim who was named in court on Saturday for the first time as Harish Kumar will now undergo a post-mortem examination.

The defendant was denied bail and will appear at Wolverhampton Crown Court on Tuesday.