A murder investigation has been launched after a man was found dead at a business premises in Camden.
Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 14:41hrs on Tuesday, 17 April to reports of a man injured on the roof of a commercial building in Hatton Garden, EC1.
Officers and London’s Ambulance attended. The victim, a 47-year-old man who worked as a builder and was carrying out work at the venue, was pronounced dead at the scene at 15:07hrs.
Next of kin have been informed. Formal identification has not yet taken place.
Initial reports indicated that the man may have fallen from height, but officers now believe he was the victim of a serious assault.
The Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command is investigating, led by DCI Luke Marks.
A post-mortem examination was due to be held at St Pancras Mortuary today (Thursday, 19 April). We await information on cause of death.
A 24-year-old man [A] was initially arrested on suspicion of murder on Wednesday, 18 April. He was taken to a south London police station.
He was subsequently de-arrested for the murder offence, and then arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. He remains in custody.