Man found dead in Beckenham- death ‘unexplained’

16:45 13 March 2012

The 49-year-old man was found dead in Birchwood Avenue, Beckenham. Picture by Andy Barnes

The 49-year-old man was found dead in Birchwood Avenue, Beckenham. Picture by Andy Barnes

Archant

A forensic tent was set up at the house where a 49-year-old man was fatally injured in the early hours of Tuesday morning (13).

Police and ambulance were called to Birchwood Avenue in Beckenham at around 12.30am.

The man was taken to hospital but later died. His death is being treated by police as ‘unexplained’.

Forensic teams remained at the address on Tuesday afternoon. There have been no arrests.

Latest Stories

The Shomrim Patrol member found this chilling graffiti in Upper Clapton [Photo by @ShomrimOfficial]

Police are investigating after two swastikas were found daubed on a wall in Hackney.

Read more
Is this the ugliest new building in Britain, never mind London? [Photo by George Rex under a Creative Commons license]

You might have heard of the Stirling Prize for beautiful buildings – now get ready for the Carbuncle Cup, honouring the ugliest new building of the year!

Read more
16:59
Julie Sillitoe

A taxi driver crushed to death by falling masonry only went out to work in “horrendous” weather to pay for her beloved husband’s birthday present.

Read more

Quirky London

Quizzes

Amy Winehouse's second album became a classic

Are you an Amy Winehouse superfan?

Read more
I'm only going to say this once: Stand. On. The. Right.

James Bond is Britain’s most famous secret agent, and the capital is its most famous city, so it makes sense that 007 would live and work here when he isn’t gallivanting around the world.

Read more
Can you find the animals hiding in London station names? (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

You may not realise it but there are animals hiding in stations across London? Play our quiz and see if you can you find them:

Read more