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Unexplained death of man in New Malden

News   •   Mar 13, 2018 16:13 GMT

An investigation is underway following the death of a man in his 60s in Kingston borough.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 22:46hrs on Monday, 12 March to reports of a man found deceased at a residential address in Clarence Avenue, New Malden.

Officers attended and next of kin have been informed. Whilst we believe we know the identity of the deceased, formal identification is yet to take place.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

The death is currently being treated as an unexplained. If there is a change in the status of the investigation, an update will be provided.

At this stage the Met Police Counter Terrorism Command is leading the investigation as a precaution because of associations that the man is believed to have had.

There is no evidence to suggest a link to the incident in Salisbury.