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UPDATE: Man dies following Lambeth assault

News   •   Jul 02, 2019 11:41 BST

Detectives are investigating after a man died following an assault in Lambeth.

Officers were called on Saturday, 29 June at around 17:55hrs to reports of a fight on 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 and are being supported.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place in the coming days.

Three men - [A – 62yrs; B – 66yrs; C – 64yrs] - were arrested on suspicion of murder and have since been released on bail pending further enquiries.

The investigation into the circumstances leading to this tragic death are currently being led by detectives from CID at Central South Command Unit. The Homicide and Major Crime Command have been informed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or via Twitter at @MetCC quoting CAD reference 6291/29June.

Police would particularly like to hear from anyone who was in the local area at the time of the assault who may have captured mobile phone footage that could assist the inquiry.

You can also contact Crimestoppers 100% anonymously via 0800 555 111 or online  

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. It is standard procedure that they explore the events of the evening.

+ Social media reports relating to the Domino Club and the Soup Kitchen are inaccurate, we can confirm that both premises were closed at the time of the incident.