Man arrested after pub punch death

19:09 08 December 2012

A man has been arrested by detectives investigating the death of a man assaulted outside a pub in Camden.

The 22-year-old man was arrested at his home address in north London today on suspicion of the murder of David Forbes, 42, from Dundee.

He is currently in custody at a north London police station.

Mr Forbes was punched by a man outside The Rocket pub in Euston Road on Sunday, November 25 at around 2.25am, Scotland Yard said.

He was taken to hospital for treatment for a head injury and died yesterday.

Next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

Anyone with information call police on 020 8358 0100 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Latest Stories

58 minutes ago
Mayor Lutfur Rahman faces a full inquiry into May's election in Tower Hamlets (Picture: Tower Hamlets Council)

A full inquiry into the controversial Tower Hamlets election which saw Lutfur Rahman crowned will go ahead after the Mayor’s legal challenge was thrown out.

Read more
Ilford Jaloos 2014

A UKIP councillor has been accused of “scaring people with made-up information” after he branded an Islamic procession in Ilford “a call to war”.

Read more
Fusilier Lee Rigbywas killed whilst off duty near Woolwich Barracks by Michael Adebowale and Michael Adebolajo in May 2013  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

The father of Drummer Lee Rigby, the soldier who was brutally murdered in Woolwich last year, has said it is ‘disgusting’ that his son’s killers recived £200,000 from the state to pay for their legal costs.

Read more

Quirky London

Quizzes

Test your London musical knowledge with our album quiz (Images via Getty)

Does your music knowledge stretch from The Rolling Stones to Rudimental, Spandau Ballet to Siouxsie and the Banshees? If so then test it out with our London bands quiz:

Read more
How much do you really know about QPR legends like Les Ferdinand? Picture: Neal Simpson/EMPICS Sport

Test your knowledge of QPR’s greatest players with our fantastic legends quiz.

Read more
Quiz-1

Do you know your Lock Stock from your Long Good Friday, Sliding Doors from Shakespeare in Love?

Read more