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Appeal for information after man aged in 50s dies following fight in Lambeth

News   •   Jun 30, 2019 15:23 BST

Detectives are investigating after a man died following a fight in Lambeth.

Officers were called on Saturday, 29 June at around 17:55hrs to reports of a fight in Coldharbour Lane, SW9.

Police attended and found a 54-year-old man injured having been assaulted.

The London Ambulance Service were called and he was taken to a south London hospital where he was pronounced dead at 22:10hrs.

His next of kin have been informed.

A post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course. Formal identification awaits.

Two men [A] 62 and [B] 66 were arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody.

The investigation is currently being led by detectives from CID at South Area Command Unit. The Homicide and Major Crime Command have been informed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting CAD reference 6291/29June.

You can also contact Crimestoppers 100% anonymously via 0800 555 111 or online via https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously

+ The Directorate of Professional Standards has been notified of this incident along with the Independent Office for Police Conduct as the man was placed under arrest prior to being taken to hospital. This is standard procedure.