Murder investigation after man found dead in Streatham

12:49 14 January 2013


Eight people have been arrested after a man was found dead in Streatham yesterday.

The victim, believed to be in his 30s, was found in Albert Carr Gardens at around 11.50am. He was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

His next of kin has yet to be informed and a post-mortem examination will take place at Greenwich Mortuary this afternoon.

A murder investigation is under way. Any witnesses or anyone with any information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

The seven men, aged 54, 45, 37, 28, 40, 52, and 40 and a 47-year-old woman detained following the discovery remain in custody at a south London police station.

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