Man arrested over death of hospital patient

19:52 22 December 2012

Archant

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a patient at Whittington Hospital in Archway.

The 42-year-old presented himself to a north London police station yesterday. He remains in custody.

Alexander Stewart, of Henfield Close, Archway died from chest injuries on Wednesday, two days after he was admitted with a fractured sternum and septicaemia.

Police believe the 49-year-old sustained his injuries during a fight sometime between December 6 and 11.

They have appealed for witnesses. Anyone with any information should contact 020 8345 3865 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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