Investigation after man found dead in Acton

16:21 27 November 2012

Archant

Police have opened a murder investigation after a man was found dead at a property in Acton.

The 56-year-old was found collapsed with head injuries by officers and paramedics at the address in Hanbury Road at around 10.25pm yesterday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police believe they know his identity of the deceased but will await formal identification.

Next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place tomorrow at Uxbridge mortuary.

A 31-year-old man has been arrested in connection with his death and is currently in custody at a west London police station.

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