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UPDATE: Investigation into death of man in Croydon

A special post-mortem examination has found that injuries sustained by a man found dead in Croydon on Thursday evening may have been self-inflicted.

Officers were called to Leslie Grove Place at 18:29hrs on Thursday, 21 April following reports that a person had been stabbed.

Officers attended and found a 39-year-old man who was deceased. Efforts are still ongoing to locate his next of kin.

Three men were arrested have all been released on bail.

Following the outcome of the special post-mortem, the investigation into the circumstances will be taken forward by South Area CID officers and not the Specialist Crime Command.

Officers continue to appeal for anyone with information to come forward, either by calling 101 with the reference 6339/21APR or by contacting Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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