Murder investigation opened as man dies following Bromley assault

14:48 07 November 2012

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man believed to have been assaulted in Bromley.

David Whitehead, 49, was pronounced dead at Kings College Hospital, in Camberwell, earlier today.

He was admitted on Saturday having subsequently received treatment following the assault that Police believe took place on October 30.

Five people, four men and one woman, were arrested in connection with the investigation and bailed until early December pending further enquiries.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course and an incident room has opened under Det Ch Insp Mark Dunne, of the Homicide and Serious Crime Command.

Anyone with information regarding the assault is asked to contact detectives on 020 8721 4906.

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