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UPDATED: Murder investigation launched after death of man in Lambeth

News   •   Jul 15, 2021 15:05 BST

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Lambeth.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at approximately 06:55hrs on Monday, 12 July to New Park Road, SW2. Officers attended and found the body of a 44-year-old man.

His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers. We await formal identification.

A special post-mortem examination held at Greenwich Mortuary gave the provisional cause of death as multiple injuries.

Detectives from the Specialist Crime Command are leading the investigation.

A 48-year-old man [A] was arrested on suspicion of murder on Wednesday, 14 July. He was taken into custody at a south London police station and has since been released with no further action.

A 45-year-old man [B] was arrested on suspicion of murder on Friday, 16 July. He was taken into custody at a south London police station and has since been bailed to return to a date in mid-August.

A 34-year-old man [C] was arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday, 17 July. He was taken into custody at a south London police station and has since been bailed to return to a date in mid-August.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police via 101 quoting reference Cad 1940/12JUL. To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.