Cause of South London boy’s death unknown after post mortem

The circumstances surrounding the loss of life of a 15-year-old boy in South London are nonetheless being reviewed after a autopsy examination failed to clarify how he died.

15-year-old Aflie Lawton was sadly pronounced lifeless after he was discovered on Monday, 8 February, close to to the railway traces in Inexperienced Lane Recreation Floor at Berrylands close to New Malden.

His subsequent of kin have been knowledgeable, and his loss of life is being handled as unexplained, however not suspicious at current.

On Monday (February 22), police introduced {that a} publish mortem had failed to clarify the reason for his loss of life.

A spokesperson for the Met Police, investigating, stated:

“On Monday, 15 February a autopsy examination was carried out however didn’t set up a reason behind loss of life. Additional assessments will now happen.

“The Met’s South West Native Investigations workforce are main the investigation into the circumstances of the incident.

“All efforts are being made to hint witnesses who could have additional info and officers are urging anybody who was in or round Inexperienced Lane Recreation Floor on the night of Monday, 8 February, or who could spoke with Alfie within the days earlier than his loss of life, to get in contact.”

Detective Inspector Andy Griffin in the meantime urged anybody with info to contact them.

“Alfie’s household, and their neighborhood of neighbours and associates are scuffling with the grief of shedding such a beautiful and vibrant younger man,” he stated.

“Police are actively investigating the circumstances that led to Alfie’s tragic loss of life, which is at present stays unexplained. We want as a lot info as potential to help our enquiries, and reply the questions the household has about what occurred to Alfie on that day.

“If anybody has any info, no matter how insignificant they assume it could be, please present it to the investigation workforce so it may be adopted up.”

Anybody with info that would assist with police enquiries is requested to name 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting ref CAD5562/08FEB21.

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