Post mortem taking place into suspicious South Norwood death

Croydon Guardian: The scene in South Norwood yesterday as police investigate the death of a man The scene in South Norwood yesterday as police investigate the death of a man

A post mortem examination is taking place today to discover how a man found seriously injured in South Norwood yesterday died.

Detectives from the Homicide and Serious Crime command are investigating the death of a man, believed to be 37-years-old, found seriously injured in an alleyway near Norwood Junction station.
The death is being treated as suspicious.

Police said they were called at about 7am on Saturday to reports of a seriously injured man in alleyway by Station Road.

The man was taken by ambulance to Kings College Hospital where he died just before midday.
A post mortem examination is taking place today and formal identification of the man is expected to follow.

He is believed to be from the South Norwood area.

DCI Diane Tadway said yesterday: “The man was found on his own, severely injured, in an alleyway between an estate agents and a supermarket, in Station Road, South Norwood."

“We do not know. at this time, how he sustained his injuries nor have we established a motive for any attack on him.”

"If you have any information that can help us understand how this man was hurt and who may have been involved, please contact the incident room on 020 8721 4005.

To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

Do you know more? Do you know the man who died? Use the comments section below, email mwatts@london.newsquest.co.uk or contact @mwattsguardian on Twitter.

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